The Cities Served by SEAACA

SEAACA is a Joint Powers Authority with 8 member cities and 6 contract cities. It is our goal to provide a responsive, proactive, and compassionate approach to the animal issues within our communities. The Cities we serve are:

  • Bell Gardens
  • Bellflower
  • Buena Park
  • Downey
  • Lakewood
  • La Palma
  • Montebello
  • Norwalk
  • Paramount
  • Pico Rivera
  • Santa Fe Springs
  • South El Monte
  • South Gate
  • Vernon

Services include:

  • Licensing
  • Sheltering of lost/homeless animals
  • Field service and animal rescue
  • Humane education
  • Veterinary care services for all sheltered animals in our facility
  • Investigations into allegations of animal cruelty and/or neglect
  • Spaying and Neutering of all adopted pets
  • Enforcement of city and state laws pertaining to the proper care and treatment of animals
  • Low cost vaccination clinic
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Knowledgeable and courteous staff to assist you

You may license your pet for Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Buena Park, Downey, Lakewood, La Palma, Montebello, South El Monte, and South Gate at SEAACA. For Licensing in other SEAACA cities, see list below:

City of Norwalk

Please call (562) 929-5711 for more information 8:00am - 6:00pm.

Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 5:00pm Alternating Fridays City Hall is closed on weekends and alternating Fridays

City of Paramount

Please call (562) 220-2018 for more information.

City of Pico Rivera

Please call (562) 801-4319 for more information.

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm. City hall is closed on weekends and alternating Fridays.

City of Santa Fe Springs

Please call (562) 409-1850.

Open 8:00am - 11:00pm daily.


Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Buena Park, Downey, Lakewood, La Palma, Montebello, South El Monte, and South Gate fees, payable at SEAACA:

City of Bell Gardens

Dogs: Unaltered: $30.00 Altered: $15.00
Senior Unaltered: $20.00 Senior Altered: $10.00
Late fee is 50% of license fee. Senior is any person over 62 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $2.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of Bellflower

Dogs: Unaltered: $35.00 Altered: $15.00
Senior Unaltered: $25.00 Senior Altered: $10.00
Late fee is $20.00. Senior is any person over 60 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $5.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of Buena Park

Dogs: Unaltered: $40.00 Altered: $20.00
Senior Unaltered: $20.00 Senior Altered: $10.00
Late fee is $25.00. Senior late fee is $12.50. Senior is any person over 55 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $5.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of Downey

Dogs: Unaltered: $37.76 Altered: $18.87
Senior Unaltered: $18.87 Senior Altered: $5.50
Late fee is 50% of license fee. Senior is any person over 62 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $2.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of Lakewood

Dogs: Unaltered: $28.00 Altered: $14.00
Senior Unaltered: N/A Senior Altered: N/A
Late fee is $20.00. Tag replacement fee is $5.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of La Palma

Dogs: Unaltered: $40.00 Altered: $20.00
Senior Unaltered: $40.00 Senior Altered: $10.00
Late fee is 50% of license fee. Senior is any person over 55 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $5.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of Montebello

Dogs: Unaltered: $50.00 Altered: $25.00
Senior Unaltered: $25.00 Senior Altered: $10.00
Late fee is 50% of license fee. Senior is any person over 62 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $3.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of South El Monte

Dogs: Unaltered: $30.00 Altered: $15.00
Senior Unaltered: $15.00 Senior Altered: $7.50
Late fee is $10.00. Senior late fee is $5.00. Senior is any person over 60 years of age. Tag replacement fee is $3.00.
Cats: Cats are currently not required to be licensed.


City of South Gate

Dogs: Unaltered: $46.00 Altered: $24.00
Senior Unaltered: $46.00 Senior Altered: $7.00
Late fee is $27.00. Tag replacement fee is $8.00. Senior is any person over 62 years of age.
Cats: $64.00 voluntary license

All dogs must be licensed within 30 days of becoming 4 months of age or moving into the city. Please bring your animals current rabies certificate and/or sterility certificate. Rabies vaccination must be valid for the entire current licensing period which is July 1 to June 30 for all SEAACA cities except Bellflower. Bellflower's licensing period is January 1 to December 31.

License fees must be paid annually. License fees are subject to a penalty if any person fails to pay the required dog license renewal fee within thirty (30) days of its due date or if any person fails to obtain an original license within thirty (30) days after owning any dog or any dog coming into their care, custody, and control. Late fees will be assessed cumulatively for dog licenses not paid by during the licensure period. Dog license fees are subject to change per City Council approval.