Approval to Keep a Large Animal - Western Australia

Service summary

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.

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 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.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

Expiry

30 June.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for Approval to Keep a Large Animal - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

City of Karratha

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2012

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
City of Karratha


Operating address:
Lot 1083 Welcome Road
Karratha
WA 6714
Mailing address:
PO BOX 219
Karratha, Western Australia 6714

Phone:

08 91868555

Fax:

08 91851626
enquiries@karratha.wa.gov.au

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