Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a kennel or keep more than the prescribed number of dogs on your premises. The prescribed number of dogs can differ between councils. Your premises will be inspected by the Council ranger to determine if it is suitable for the proposed purpose.

Be aware that where current complaints have been received about dogs on your property, applications may not be supported by the Council.

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

An application for this licence must:

  • Be accompanied by a plan showing the details and specifications of all kennel and yards including the intended distance from the kennels to the boundaries of the land and the subject of the application;
  • Give notice of the proposed use of the land in writing to the owners and occupiers of all adjoining land and premises;
  • Advertise the intention to do so in a newspaper having circulation in the area at least 14 days before application is made to the Council; and
  • Ensure that the kennel structures are a distance of not less than 10 meters from the boundary of any street.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$138.00
RenewRenewal$138.00

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Shire of Katanning

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 1976 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Law Relating to Dogs 1998

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Katanning


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

Phone:

08 98219999

Fax:

08 98219998

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