Domestic Animal Business Registration - Victoria

Description

You must register your premises if you intend to operate a domestic animal business on it. 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.

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

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must be over 18 to be defined as the owner of a dog or cat. Owners registering a dog or cat for the first time will not be entitled to the reduced fee for micro-chipping alone, but other reduced fees may be available, including if your animal is desexed. If you require an exemption to desexing your pet, there is now an additional requirement that a veterinarian must personally examine an animal and state in writing why the health of the animal would be harmed if it was desexed.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

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

9th April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $150.00

Domestic animal business application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $75.00

Renewal. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Transfer All $150.00

Transfer of business to new premises. Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Domestic Animal Business Registration - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

Melton 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

Melton City Council

Operating address: 232 High Street
Melton, Victoria 3337
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Melton, Victoria 3337
Phone: 03 9747 7200
Fax: 03 9743 9970
Email: csu@melton.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.melton.vic.gov.au (Opens in new window)