Storey County PO Box 176 Virginia City, NV 89440


Michael S. Cullen

Sheriff's Office Main Office
205 S. C St.
P.O. Box 498
Virginia City, NV 89440

Sheriff's Office Substation
420 Canyon Way
Lockwood, NV 89434

Detention Center
911 State Route 341
Virginia City, NV 89440

Emergency: 911
Main Office: 775-847-0959
Fax: 775-847-0924
Substation: 775-342-0950
Detention: 775-847-0929

Staff Directory
All dogs in Storey County over 4 months of age are required to be licensed. To obtain an animal license you must provide proof of current rabies vaccination having been administered by a licensed veterinarian. Proof of spaying must also be provided at the time of licensing to receive the reduced rate.

Licenses are renewed annually.

Download a Dog License Application (PDF) or contact the Sheriff's Office at 775-847-0959.

License Fees

  • Males and spayed females: $10
  • Unspayed females: $25
While not a requirement of licensing, we recommend you microchip your pet.