Keeping of animals other than dogs or cats (Barcaldine) - Queensland

Service summary

Contact council if you wish to keep animals other than dogs and cats. The number of animals you may keep in a particular area depends on the size of your site and the type of animal.

Keeping of animals must comply with local laws and council's planning scheme.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Animal

includes a fish, bird or reptile and may include:

goats, horses, cattle, poultry, noisy birds, pigs, peacocks or peahens, donkeys, llamas, alpaca, deer, sheep, ostriches, emus.

Enclosure

means a structure or thing which confines an animal to a particular physical space including a cage, building, stable, fenced area.

Duration

Council determines the length of this approval.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.


Additional information

Council may consider the following factors in deciding whether to grant this licence:

  • the land's physical suitability for the proposed use
  • the structural suitability of enclosures in which you intend to keep animals
  • the likelihood of the animals causing nuisance, inconvenience or annoyance to the occupiers of adjoining land
  • the likely effect on the amenity of the surrounding area
  • the likely effect on the local environment and any possible pollution or other environmental damage
  • other relevant factors to the circumstances of the particular case.

Administering agency

Barcaldine Regional Council

Local law(s) name

Local Law & Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Subordinate Local Law No 1.5 (Keeping of Animals) 2011

Contact details

Barcaldine Regional Council


Operating address:
71 Ash Street
BARCALDINE
Queensland 4725
Mailing address:
PO Box 191
BARCALDINE
Queensland 4725

Phone:

0746515600

Fax:

0746511778
admin_office@barcaldinerc.qld.gov.au

Website:

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