Permit for Dangerous Dogs - New South Wales

Description

You will require a permit to own a dangerous dog. A dog can be declared as dangerous by an authorised council officer or a local court because it has done any of the following:

  • attacked or killed a person or animal without provocation
  • repeatedly threatened to attack or repeatedly chased a person or animal without provocation
  • is kept or used for hunting (not including a dog used for locating, flushing, pointing or retrieving birds or vermin).

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

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

Commencement

A twelve-month grace period is in force from the 1st of July 2019 to the 1st of July 2020. Until then penalties will not be implemented.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $195.00

Forms

Act(s) name

Companion Animal Act 1998 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Companion Animals Regulation 2018 New South Wales

Additional information

There are specific requirements for enclosures, gates and warning signs for dangerous dogs.

Administering agency

Contact the Local Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Service

Contact the Local Council

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