Permit to Keep Animals - Victoria


You will require this permit to keep more that 2 cats of 2 dogs on a property that is less than 4,000 square metres; to keep more that 4 cats or 4 dogs on a residential property that is greater than 4,000 square metres; or to keep any livestock on a residential property that is less than 1,000 square metres.

Service type


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.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $76.40

Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Excess Animal Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

Environment, Amenity and Asset Protection Local Law 17 2015

Application process


Your application must be made in writing and be accompanied by any information as required by council and the relevant fee.

Administering agency

Cardinia Shire Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Cardinia Shire Council

Operating address: 20 Siding Avenue
Officer, Victoria 3809
Mailing address: PO BOX 7
Pakenham, Victoria 3810
Toll Free: 1300 787 624
Fax: 03 5941 3784
Website: Cardinia Shire Council (Opens in new window)