Dog Licencing


By-law 15-2017 outlines rules and regulations for dog ownership within the Township of Norwich. If you have questions with respect to licensing your pet(s), please contact Kimberley Armstrong, Deputy Clerk at 519-468-2410 ext. 226 or

Licensing Fees
License fee for a dog is $50.00

If purchased on or before March 31st  the license fee is reduced to $30.00 for an intact dog
or $20.00 for a Spayed / Neutered animal with a Veterinary’s Certificate

Dog LIcence Application Form

For lost or stray dogs, please contact: Hillside Kennels at 519-469-3247 Or 1-888-469-3247 Toll Free

Refreshment Vehicle Licence


Any person operating a Refreshment Vehicle within the Township of Norwich must adhere to the provisions of By-law 50-84. As such, they are required to complete an application form and submit it together with a current Food Safety Inspection Report from the County of Oxford and payment in the amount of $150.00 to the Clerk's department.


Marriage Licence


To get a marriage licence, you will need to:

Complete a

Marriage Licence Application form 

and it must be signed by both parties.

  • bring 2 pieces of government-issued identification for each person getting married. One piece of identification must include your photo.
    Examples of government-issued identification:
    • government-issued birth certificate, including any change of name certificates
    • valid passport
    • record of immigrant landing
    • Canadian Citizenship Card
    • valid driver’s licence
    • valid Ontario Photo Card
  • pay a fee (fees vary and depend on the municipality)

The licence fee is $100.00 and can be paid by cash, cheque or debit.

A marriage licence is valid for 3 months from the date it was issued.

*** In order to ensure that staff are available to issue the marriage licence, please make an appointment by contacting Kristen Szoczek, Deputy Issuer, at 519-468-2410 ext. 232 or