Brisbane City Council has legislation around the requirements for keeping animals
Cats and dogs
You will need a permit to keep more than three cats, or more than two dogs unless keeping the animal is authorised under a development approval from the council.
Keeping a guard dog no longer requires a permit. However, there are specific legislative requirements for keeping a guard dog in Brisbane. Find out about the requirements for keeping a guard dog
You must have a permit to keep a racehorse. The fees depend on the number of horses to be kept. Find out the requirements and how to apply.
Keeping livestock in a residential area, other than a rural or rural residential area, requires a permit.