Kennel Licence - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to keep several dogs, whether for commercial or private reasons. Several dogs is defined as more than 4 working dogs or more than 2 non-working dogs over the age of 6 months.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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;
  • Submit the appropriate application form;
  • Comply with any conditions as determined by the Council;
  • Published your application 28 days prior to finalisation of the licence; and
  • Pay the required fees.


As specified on licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $113.00

3 or more dogs.

Renew Renewal All $76.75 -


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Kennel Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 TAS

Approval time

Minimum 28 days.

Administering agency

West Coast Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

West Coast Council

Operating address: 11 Sticht Street
TAS 7467
Mailing address: PO BOX 63
Queenstown, Tasmania 7467
Phone: 03 6471 4700
Fax: 03 6471 4720
Website: West Coast Council (Opens in new window)