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

Approval will be granted when the Council is satisfied that all elements of the Local Law are complied with and the likelihood of any nuisance through odour and / or flies is minimal.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the approval.

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.

Administering agency

Town of Port Hedland

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2016

Contact details

Enquiries, Environmental Health Services
Town of Port Hedland

Operating address:
Civic Centre, McGregor Street
Port Hedland
WA 6721
Mailing address:
PO BOX 41
Port Hedland, Western Australia 6721

Phone:

08 9158 9367

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