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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide a plan showing the details and specifications of the kennels and adjacent yards and the distances from the kennels to the boundaries of the land; and
  • Provide a report of an acoustic consultant verifying that the operational noise levels will comply with the requirements of the Environmental Protection (Noise Regulations) or their equivalent in force.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

$15 per dog.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

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

Administering agency

City of Cockburn

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 1976 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Government Act Local Laws 2000

Contact details

Ranger, Ranger Services
City of Cockburn


Operating address:
9 Coleville Crescent
Spearwood
WA 6163
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1215
Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia 6965

Phone:

08 94113444
rangercustomerservice@cockburn.wa.gov.au

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