Kennel/cattery licence (Gladstone) - Gladstone Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You require this licence to operate the following establishments:

  • kennel
  • cattery
  • pet shop
  • animal shelter.

A kennel's activities include boarding, training, breeding, and selling dogs.

A cattery's activities include boarding, breeding, and selling cats.

A pet shop's activities include the supply and selling of various types of animals to the public.

An animal shelter's activities include the supply and boarding of various types of animals which have been abandoned or surrendered to the shelter.

Please contact your local council for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Prerequisites

Application process

Apply

To apply for this approval, you must:

  • complete the approved application form
  • pay the prescribed fee.

Additional information

Your local council may prescribe standards requiring you to:

  • regularly clean enclosures and dispose of waste
  • provide an adequate supply of food and water
  • provide adequate space for the animals
  • provide separate enclosures in which animals are kept from places used for human habitation or for preparing food, as well as watercourses or water catchment areas.

Your local council may also make other provisions for maintaining proper standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

All suppliers of cats and dogs must microchip each cat and dog before they are sold or given away.

Pet shop businesses may need development approval for the following activities:

  • starting a business
  • changing the type of activity / business being offered at the property
  • re-establishing a business that was abandoned
  • carrying out building work
  • carry out plumbing or drainage work.

If you modify, update, or otherwise change the premises, you must prove to the local council that:

  • all floors are smooth, free from cracks, crevices, and other defects, covered with a suitable non-slip finish
  • ceilings are smooth, rigid, and free from cracks, crevices, and other defects
  • the internal surfaces of walls are free from cracks, crevices, and defects
  • fixtures, fittings, and appliances are impervious, durable, resistance to corrosion, free from cracks / crevices and capable of being easily cleaned.

Administering agency

Gladstone Regional 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:

Gladstone Regional Council

Operating address: 101 Goondoon Street
Gladstone, Queensland 4680
Mailing address: PO BOX 29
Gladstone, Queensland 4680
Phone: 1300 733 343
Phone: 07 4970 0700
Fax: 07 4975 8500
Email: info@gladstone.qld.gov.au
Website: Gladstone Regional Council (Opens in new window)