Kennel Licence - Southern Midlands Council - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to keep several dogs, whether for commercial or private reasons. The definition of several dogs is more than four working dogs or more than two non-working dogs, over the age of six months.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide for health, welfare and adequate control of all dogs on your premises
  • provide information on the breeds, kinds and maximum number of dogs that may be kept on your premises
  • comply with any conditions as determined by the Council
  • submit the appropriate application form
  • pay the required fees.

Your application must be published 28 days prior to finalisation of the licence. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $132.00

Application for a kennel licence (+ advertising fee - $280.00). Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $56.00

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 Tasmania

Approval time

Please allow a minimum of 28 days.

Administering agency

Southern Midlands Council

Contact details

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