Animal Establishment Permit Requirements

    1. Minimum 2 1/2 acre parcel size.
    2. Special Use Permit (SUP) – This permit covers the land use requirements and is handled through the Code Enforcement Office of the San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department (LUS).  LUS phone numbers are (909) 884-4056 or (909) 387-8311.
    3. Kennel Permit – Allows for up to 15 adult dogs (4 months of age and older) in lieu of licensing each dog individually. Call Preventive Veterinary Services (PVS), with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health at (909) 387-9175. Allow 2-4 weeks processing time.

For information on the following permits, call (909) 387-9175.

  • Animal Menagerie
  • Auction/Vendor
  • Calf Ranch
  • Cattery
  • Exotic Animal
  • Game Bird Farm
  • Hog Ranch
  • Kennel
  • Pet Grooming
  • Pet Shop
  • Petting Zoo
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Conditional Use Permit (CUP) – Allows for more than 15 adult dogs (four months of age and older) or less than 2 1/2 acres. View the Conditional Use Permit Information Sheet and Application form. The permit is obtained from the Planning Division of the San Bernardino County Land Use Services Department. Call (909) 387-8311.