Dogs must be licensed within 30 days of acquisition or moving to Wayne. These licenses must be renewed annually between May 1 and June 1. Licenses may be obtained at the Wayne Police Department for $6. Licenses purchased after June 1 will be $21. The Police Department is located at:

City Hall
306 Pearl Street
Wayne, NE 68787

Leash Law

There is a leash law in Wayne. All dogs must be on a leash or at heel when off the owner's property. Dogs running at large may be picked up and taken to the municipal dog shelter. There is a $25 impound fee should a dog be picked up.

Banned Dog Breeds

Staffordshire terriers (also known as pit bulls) are not allowed in the Wayne City limits.