Kennel Licence - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to keep several dogs, whether for commercial or private reasons. Several dogs is defined as more than 4 working dogs or more than 2 non-working dogs over the age of 6 months.

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 licence, you must:

  • Provide for health, welfare and adequate control of all dogs on your premises;
  • Provide information on the breeds, kinds and maximum number of dogs that may be kept on your premises;
  • Submit the appropriate application form;
  • Comply with any conditions as determined by the Council;
  • Have your application be published 28 days prior to finalisation of the licence; and
  • Pay the required fees.

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

Duration

As specified on licence.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$135.00

3 or more dogs.

Miscellaneous$15.00Registration per dog in excess of 4, housed at a premise for which a kennel licence has been issued.
RenewRenewal$50.00

Forms

Approval time

Minimum 28 days.

Administering agency

West Tamar Council

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
West Tamar Council


Operating address:
West Street
Beaconsfield
TAS 7270
Mailing address:
PO BOX 16
Riverside, Tasmania 7250

Phone:

03 6383 6350

Fax:

03 6383 6384
wtc@wtc.tas.gov.au

Website:

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