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Cat registration - Townsville City Council - Queensland

Description

If you intend to own a cat, you may need to ensure it is registered with your local council.

A cat approval is for one to two cats per property. If you wish to keep more than two cats, you must apply for approval, either for three to six cats, or for a cattery. 

You will need to register your cat with your council within 14 days of it reaching 12 weeks of age. If you become an owner of a cat which is over 12 weeks of age, you will need to register your cat with your local council within 14 days, unless otherwise provided.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Cats must be microchipped when:

  • sold (this is the seller's responsibility)
  • given away (this is the responsibility of the person giving away the cat)
  • before reaching the age of 12 weeks (this is the owner's responsibility).

You may have to comply with local laws regarding cat enclosures. Contact your local council for information on whether you need to meet specific enclosure requirements.

Duration

Annual approval needs to be renewed by 31 August each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $18.10

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $212.00

3 to 6 cats. Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Townsville City Council

Contact details

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