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 applicant for this licence must:

  • Provide a site plan of the premises showing the location of each of the kennels and yards and all other buildings, structures and fences;
  • Plans and specifications of the kennel establishment;
  • Written evidence that either the application or another person who will have the charge of the dogs will reside on the premises or, in the opinion of the council, sufficiently close to the premises so as to control the dogs;
  • A written acknowledgement that the applicant has read and agrees to comply with any code of practice relating to the keepings of dogs nominated by the council; and
  • The prescribed fee.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

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

Administering agency

City of Stirling

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2008

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
City of Stirling


Operating address:
25 Cedric Street
Stirling
WA 6021
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1533
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6917

Phone:

08 9205 8555

Fax:

08 9345 8822
stirling@stirling.wa.gov.au

Website:

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