Domestic Animal Business Registration - Victoria

Description

You need this registration if you intend to operate a domestic animal business. Businesses requiring this registration include animal shelters, pounds, pet shops or 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 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.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult Council for details regarding any conditions you will need to comply with.

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

As specified on the permit.

Expiry

9th April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Boarding, breeding and rearing establishments. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $200.00

Pet shop. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $1445.00

Applicable and Recognised Organisation Fee 2018-19.

Apply Application All $1445.00 Dog Obedience Training Application Fee 2018-19.
Apply Application All $2890.00 Commercial Bog Breeder Fee 2018-19.
Apply Application All $28.90 Not-for-Profit Animal Sale Permit Fee 2018-19
Apply Application All $173.40 Animal Sale Permit Fee 2018-19.
Apply Licence All $722.50 Dog Obedience Training Renewal Fee 2018-19

Other resources

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

Act(s) name

Domestic Animals Act 1994 VIC

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 17 2017

Administering agency

City of Ballarat

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

City of Ballarat

Operating address: The Pheonix
25 Armstrong Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350
Mailing address: PO BOX 655
Ballarat, Victoria 3353
Phone: 03 5320 5500
Email: ballcity@ballarat.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Ballarat (Opens in new window)