Approval to Keep Poultry, Pigeons and Other Birds - Western Australia

Service summary

You may require this approval if you intend to keep poultry, pigeons or other birds on your property. Poultry includes fowls, peafowls, turkeys, geese and ducks.

Whether this approval is required may vary according to the zoning of your property. Approval is often required in land zoned as residential. Your Council may also prohibit the keeping of certain kinds of birds in certain areas. Limitations may also apply to the number of birds that you are allowed to keep on your property.

You may be required to keep your poultry in a structure or enclosure that meets Council specifications.

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:

  • Establish that no poultry will be able to approach with 15 meters of a dwelling house, public building or premises where people are employed or where food is stored;
  • Provide evidence that the poultry will be kept in a properly constructed and securely fastened structure or enclosure; and
  • Ensure that the enclosures are maintained in a condition satisfactory to the Environmental Health Officer.

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Keep of Poultry, Pigeons and Other Birds - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Katanning

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Health Local Laws 1998

Contact details

Shire Manager, Building and Environmental Services
Shire of Katanning


Operating address:
16-24 Austral Terrace
Katanning
WA 6317
Mailing address:
PO BOX 130
Katanning, Western Australia 6317

Phone:

08 98219930
admin@katanning.wa.gov.au

Website:

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