You may purchase your new or renewal dog license online through our secure site.
Note: Our secure site accepts Visa and MasterCard. There is a convenience fee of $2.49 that is charged to you
for using the online service. There is no fee for a payment by check or
cash made in our office or by mail. Using this online system is
I should drive my V8 truck down to the animal shelter and pay by paper check. The entire private sector is pushing "paperless billing" and online payment, not because it is "green" but because it is so much cheaper, easier and efficient to take electronic payments.
But government has decided that since something is more convenient for the consumer there is money to be made. How much does it cost the county to have me hand a check to a PERS recipient, get a paper receipt and then have the same PERS recipient make record of the transaction and then put the check in a pouch so that another PERS recipient can take it to the bank?
I'm guessing that it's slightly more than having a website record a few 1's and 0's to have money direct deposited into their account. But since it's more convenient for me I guess I have to pay extra.