Permit to Keep Animals - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to keep more than a specified number of animals at a premises. Animals requiring this permit may include domestic animals such as cats, dogs, guinea pigs and rabbits.

This permit may also be required for unusual animals, poultry, livestock and other farm animals.

Generally, the keeping of any number of livestock is prohibited in non-rural areas unless your local council has granted you a permit.

Your local council can provide more information and advise you on numbers specific to your area.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

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

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Expiry

10 April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $55.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Renew Renewal All $16.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Permit to Keep More than the Allowed Number of Domestic Animals on your Property - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Renewal Permit to Keep More than the Allowed Number of Domestic Animals on your Property - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2017

Administering agency

Benalla Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Benalla Rural City Council

Operating address: 1 Bridge Street East
Benalla, Victoria 3672
Mailing address: PO BOX 227
Benalla, Victoria 3672
Phone: 03 5760 2600
Fax: 03 5762 5537
Email: council@benalla.vic.gov.au
Website: Benalla Rural City Council (Opens in new window)