Approval to Operate a Cat Management Facility - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to operate a cat management facility. A cat management facility is a facility for handling and holding cats.

Stray cats may be taken to cat management facilities. A cat management facility may re-home, offer for sale or humanely destroy unclaimed cats. Cat management facilities may also receive surrendered cats from owners or from people controlling cats on their private land.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Be a fit and proper person to operate a facility;
  • Provide details of the size and capacity of your intended facility;
  • Provide details of any convictions you have that involve animals; and
  • Obtain any required planning approvals for your facility, and provide the Agency with details of all current approvals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Operate a Cat Management Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Invasive Species Branch

Act(s) name

Cat Management Act 2009 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Cat Management Regulations 2012 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Manager
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Invasive Species Branch


Operating address:
171 Westbury Road
Prospect
Tasmania 7000

Phone:

1300 369 688

Phone:

03 6777 2200

Fax:

03 6336 5453
invasivespecies@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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