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:

  • Advertise your intention to apply, as set out in the local law;
  • Provide plans and specifications of the kennel establishment, including a site plan;
  • Provide written evidence that you, or another person, will reside on the premises;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

The Council will take into account the effect of the kennel on the environment or amenity of the neighbourhood, as well as the likely economic and social benefits. A licence will not be granted if a kennel cannot be permitted under the premises under a town planning scheme.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$110.00

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

Shire of Ashburton

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2012

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Shire of Ashburton


Operating address:
Lot 246, Poinciana Street
Tom Price
WA 6751
Mailing address:
PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751

Phone:

08 9188 4444

Fax:

08 9189 2252
soa@ashburton.wa.gov.au

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