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

10 April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $255.00

Domestic animal business registration fee. Fees for 2019-20.

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 Provisions Local Law 1 2010

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit the application, fees and any associated documents directly with the Council.

Administering agency

Knox City 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 Laws Officer

Knox City Council

Operating address: 511 Burwood Highway
Wantirna South, Victoria 3152
Phone: 03 9298 8000
Fax: 03 9800 3096
Email: knoxcc@knox.vic.gov.au
Website: Knox City Council (Opens in new window)