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Permit to Keep General Livestock - Glenorchy City Council - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to keep general livestock in a Residential Zone. General livestock includes, but is not limited to horses, cattle, poultry, sheep, pigs, goats, deer, llamas, alpacas etc.

Animals must be effectively fenced and there are limits to the maximum allowable area of land on which the livestock is to be kept.

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

You will be required to:

  • specify the place the animal(s) will be kept
  • specify the manner (including any enclosure) the animal(s) will be kept
  • supply any other information required by Council
  • if required, supply a block plan of the property (including measurements) showing the portion of property the animal(s) will be kept.

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


30 June following the date of issue.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 Tasmania

Application process


You will be required to advertise in the daily newspaper that you have applied for the licence. The advertisement is to specify your name, the location of your premises, the number and type of animals, and be in a form approved by Council.

Approval time

21 days following publication of the advertisement in the daily newspaper.

Administering agency

Glenorchy City Council

Contact details

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