Approval to keep animals other than cats or dogs (Cairns) - Queensland

Description

You require this approval if you intend to keep an animal other than a cat or dog which required approval under the local law.

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

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Local law(s) name

Cairns Regional Council - Local Law 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Cairns Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 2 (Animal Management) 2011

Application process

Copies of the application form can be obtained from council. A council inspection is required after applying but before approval is granted.

Additional information

Council may consider the following factors in deciding whether to grant this licence:

  • the land's physical suitability for the proposed use
  • the structural suitability of enclosures in which you intend to keep animals
  • the likelihood of the animals causing nuisance, inconvenience or annoyance to the occupiers of 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 particular case.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional Council

Contact details

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

Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 07 4044 3044
Fax: 07 4044 3022
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)