Animal Permit (Brisbane) - Queensland

Description

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.

Guard dogs

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

Racehorses

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.

Livestock

Keeping livestock in a residential area, other than a rural or rural residential area, requires a permit.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

Council determines the length of this approval.

Fees

You can obtain a schedule of fees from council. Fees and conditions are subject to change. To ensure that you receive the most accurate information, refer to council website.

Local law(s) name

Brisbane City Council - Animals Local Law 2003 (Consolidated version 2009) Part 2 Division 1

Additional information

The local law requires you to comply with certain conditions when keeping animals:

  • minimum standards for keeping of animals apply in all situations, whether or not a permit is required
  • animal permit conditions apply if a permit is required and granted by council.
Animal welfare practices

Administering agency

Brisbane City 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:

Brisbane City Council

Mailing address: GPO Box 1434
BRISBANE
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3403 8888
Website: Brisbane City Council (Opens in new window)
Website: Business centre locations and opening hours (Opens in new window)