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
  • 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.

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 $228.00

Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $1445.00

Applicable and recognised organisation. Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $1445.00 Dog obedience training. Fees for 2018-19.
Apply Application All $2890.00 Commercial dog breeder. Fees for 2018-19.
Apply Application All $28.90 Not-for-profit animal sale permit. Fees for 2018-19.
Apply Application All $173.40 Animal sale permit. Fees for 2018-19.
Renew Renewal All $722.50 Dog obedience training. Fees for 2018-19.

Forms

Other resources

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

Act(s) name

Domestic Animals Act 1994 VIC

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2015

Administering agency

Darebin City Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Darebin City Council

Operating address: 274 Gower Street
Preston, Victoria 3072
Mailing address: PO BOX 91
Preston, Victoria 3072
Phone: 03 8470 8529
Phone: 03 8470 8888
Fax: 03 9471 0204
Fax: 03 8470 8877
Email: locallaws@darebin.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Darebin (Opens in new window)