The Muskingum County Auditor's Office has temporarily relocated due to the closure of the Muskingum County Courthouse.
The Real Estate and Weights and Measures Offices are currently located at the Muskingum County Board of Elections at 627 Market Street, Zanesville, OH 43701. You can contact the Real Estate and Weights and Measures Offices at (740) 455-7109 or (740) 455-7121.
The Accounting, Payroll, and GIS Offices are currently located at the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency at 2215 Adamsville Road, Zanesville, OH 43701. You can contact the Accounting, Payroll, and GIS Offices at (740) 453-1655.
We appreciate your patience as we navigate this time.
Muskingum County Dog Licenses for 2022 go on sale December 1st, 2021 according to Debra J. Nye, County Auditor.
All dogs older than three months are required to be registered, per Ohio Revised Code 955.01. The fee for a one-year license is $10.00.
Muskingum County also offers three-year and permanent non-transferrable licenses for sale. These licenses are only available for purchase at the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office and the Muskingum County Dog and Kennel Office. The fee for a three-year license is $30.00 and the fee for a permanent license is $100.00.
Kennel licenses are also available for sale at the price of $50.00. These licenses are available for sale exclusively from the Muskingum County Auditor’s Office. Kennel licenses are only available if you are both breeding and selling your dogs. A valid Vendor’s License is required to purchase a Kennel License.
For a full listing of options for purchasing your dog license, please click here.
Please note, the Muskingum County K9 Adoption Center has temporarily relocated to their prior location at 1500 Newark Road in Zanesville.
If you have any questions regarding the 2022 Dog Licenses, please contact my office at