You may require this approval if you intend to keep a horse, cow or other large animal on your property. A large animal includes a sheep, cow, alpaca, deer, camel, llama, emu, ostrich, kangaroo, ass, donkey, pony or ox.
Whether this approval is required may vary according to the zoning and size of your property. Approval is usually required in land zoned as residential. Keeping large animals may be prohibited in certain areas.
As a condition of approval, you may be required to construct a stable to house the large animal. This stable may also need to be approved and registered with the council.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this permit you must:
- Provide a plan of the property indicating where the animal is to be kept;
- Provide a sketch plan, indicating the nature of the shelter or housing to be provided for the animal;
- Provide a detailed written plan addressing disease prevention and prevention of odours;
- Complete the relevant application form; and
- Pay the required fee.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As indicated on the approval.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Approval to Keep a Large Animal - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)
Local law(s) name
Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2012
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