Intensive animal husbandry (Logan) - Logan City Council - Queensland


Intensive animal husbandry does not require a local law licence, however planning approval may be required. Some intensive animal husbandry may require approval from the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Your local council may consider the following factors in deciding whether to grant this approval:

  • the land's physical suitability for the proposed use
  • the structural suitability of enclosures
  • the likelihood of the animals causing nuisance, inconvenience, or annoyance to the occupiers of the adjoining land
  • the likely effect on the amenity of the surrounding area
  • the likely effect on the local environment and any possible pollution or other environmental damage
  • other relevant factors to the circumstances of the case.

If you intend to keep a beehive you must register as a beekeeper with Biosecurity Queensland.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Planning Act 2016 Queensland (Opens in new window)

Additional information

Keeping of animals must comply with local laws and the planning scheme. Council provides a pre-lodgement meeting service.

Animal welfare practices

Administering agency

Logan 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:


Logan City Council

Operating address: 150 Wembley Road
Logan Central, Queensland 4114
Mailing address: PO BOX 3226
Logan City DC, Queensland 4114
Phone: 07 3412 3412
Phone: 1300 156 426
Website: Logan City Council (Opens in new window)