Excessive Animals

Animal Limits in St. Cloud
  • Please see animal limits chart (PDF)
  • Exceeding these limits is not healthy for the animals or human residents and is against the law
  • Exceptions to these limits are allowed in limited circumstances including military deployment and recognized animal shelter foster care with a permit from the Health and Inspections Department. Multiple Animal Permit Application (PDF)
  • Keep in mind that non-domestic animals are not allowed in the city with the exception of some rural residential and agriculturally zoned property
If you know someone in violation of these animal limits:
  • Please contact Animal Control with the following information:
    • Address where the animals are being kept
    • Number and species of animals (if known)