Domestic Animal Business Registration - Macedon Ranges Shire Council - Victoria

Description

You need this registration if you intend to operate a domestic animal business. Businesses that need this registration include:

  • animal shelters
  • pounds
  • pet shops
  • commercial businesses for the rearing, training, boarding or breeding of dogs, cats or other common animals.

Owners of domestic animal breeding businesses must register the business and each animal belonging to the business that is over three months of age.

Service type

Licence

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

Exemptions

This registration is not required by Guide Dogs Victoria, Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs or holders of scientific procedure licences.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to abide by all current state and federal legislation relating to animal welfare and any relevant codes of practice.

Please note that all dogs or cats may need separate annual registration with your local council.

Duration

One year, unless otherwise specified on the licence.

Expiry

10th April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $292.00

Boarding kennel, shelter/pound or training establishment.  Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All -

Breeding - fees vary from $256 - $1,025 depending on the amount of animals you breed. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Inspection All $256.00

Animal business non-compliant 1st re-inspection fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Inspection All $500.00

Animal business non-compliant subsequent re-inspection fee.

Apply Renewal All $25.00

Animal business registration late renewal fee (30+ days overdue). Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration Form - PDF (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Domestic Animal Businesses (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Domestic Animals Act 1994 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Purposes and Amenity Local Law 10 2013

Administering agency

Macedon Ranges Shire Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Community Safety

Operating address: 129 Mollison Street
Kyneton, Victoria 3444
Mailing address: PO BOX 151
Kyneton, Victoria 3444
Phone: 03 5422 0333
Fax: 03 5422 3623
Email: mrsc@mrsc.vic.gov.au
Website: Macedon Ranges Shire Council (Opens in new window)