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Dog ownership registration


Every dog owner is obliged to register his dog.

The obligation to report is regulated in detail in the respective municipal statutes. This provides for an obligation to register on a regular basis,

  • if the dog is more than three or four months old,
  • in the case of the acquisition of a new dog or moving in with a dog,
  • when caring for or keeping a dog for a period of more than two or three months.

In addition, a separate entry in the dog register is necessary, which is not carried out by the competent authority.

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen


In the town of Meppen, registration is mandatory if the dog is older than three months or has been kept or cared for for more than two months. Anyone who keeps a dog or several dogs in their household or business is liable to pay tax.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the municipality, the joint municipality and the city in which the dog is to be registered.

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen


Registration and deregistration can also be done directly at the Bürgeramt of the city of Meppen, first floor, room 11, of the Stadthaus.

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the competent authority.

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen


If the dog comes directly from a recognized animal shelter, a complete copy of the animal surrender contract must be enclosed with the registration.

Tax reductions and exemptions must be applied for.

Dog tax registration can be done online. Click here.

What are the fees?

Fees may apply, please contact the competent authority.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the competent authority.

Legal basis

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen

Dog tax statutes of the town of Meppen in the currently valid version

Applications / forms

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen

What else should I know?

After the dog is registered, dog tax stamps are issued. The dog tax stamp must be carried and shown on request.

Please also note the service for "dog ownership deregistration".

Comments

Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen

The dog tax is due semi-annually on 15.02. and 15.08. of each year. An annual assessment on 01.07. of each year can be applied for.

Dog tax per year in Euro:

  • for the first dog € 51.00
  • for the second dog € 75.00
  • for each additional dog € 93.00

For dangerous dogs:

  • first dangerous dog € 309.00
  • second dangerous dog 462,00 €

Supplement to the tax rates for dangerous dogs:

In addition to American Staffordshire terriers, Staffordshire terriers, bull terriers and pit bull terriers, dangerous dogs also include their crossbreeds with each other or with other dogs as well as dogs that have attracted attention through aggressive behavior and increased combativeness, aggressiveness and sharpness.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of the Interior and Sport

Author

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Special notes for - Single Municipality Meppen

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competent Bodies


Stadt Meppen - Zentrale Finanzwirtschaft
Address: Markt 43, 49716 Meppen
Timetable
Telephone: 05931 153-0
Fax: 05931 153

Ansprechpartner

Herr Rudolf Haking
Address: Markt 43, 49716 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 153-185
Fax: 05931 1535-5185
Room:
Zimmer 302 // 3. OG
responsible for:
Frau Gabriele Herbst
Address: Markt 43, 49716 Meppen
Telephone: 05931 153-186
Fax: 05931 1535-5186
Room:
Zimmer 303 // 3. OG
responsible for:

Data protection information


Landkreis Emsland
Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Timetable
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62 , 49705 Meppen
Timetable
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Station Haltestelle Kreishaus
Bus: 993

Building Access
elevator available, wheelchair-accessible
bank account:
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Emsländische Volksbank
BIC: GENODEF1LIG
IBAN: DE26266600600120050000
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Sparkasse Emsland
BIC: NOLADE21EMS
IBAN: DE39266500010000001339
recipients: Landkreis Emsland
bank: Postbank Hannover
BIC: PBNKDEFF250
IBAN: DE36250100300012132306

Ansprechpartner

Marc-André Burgdorf
responsible for:
Bernd Otten (Datenschutzbeauftragter)
Telephone: 05931 44-1605
Fax: 05931 44-391605
Room:
605
responsible for:

Stadt Meppen
Address: Markt 43, 49716 Meppen
Timetable
Telephone: 05931 153
Fax: 05931 153-5253
Opening Hours:
Mon to Wed: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registry Office Meppen Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (afternoons by appointment only) Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Department of Labour and Social Affairs Monday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and by appointment

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen
Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Timetable
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)