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;
  • Have your application be published 28 days prior to finalisation of the licence; and
  • Pay the required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

3 or more dogs.

Apply Miscellaneous All $15.00 Registration per dog in excess of 4, housed at a premise for which a kennel licence has been issued.
Renew Renewal All $50.00 -


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Kennel Licence (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Dog Control Act 2000 TAS

Approval time

Minimum 28 days.

Administering agency

West Tamar Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

West Tamar Council

Operating address: West Street
TAS 7270
Mailing address: PO BOX 16
Riverside, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6383 6350
Fax: 03 6383 6384
Website: West Tamar Council (Opens in new window)