Permit to Keep Animals - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to keep more than a specified number of animals at one premise. 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

To be eligible for this permit you must obtain your neighbours' consent and have suitable premises for the housing of the excess animals (a Council Officer will conduct an inspection).

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $195.00

Permit to exceed prescribed number of reptiles or rodents (where no planning permit required). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $195.00

Permit to exceed prescribed number of animals or domestic birds (where no planning permit required). Fees for 2017-18.

Local law(s) name

Hindmarsh Municipal Local Law 2 2014

Administering agency

Hindmarsh 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

Hindmarsh Shire Council

Operating address: 92 Nelson Street
Nhill, Victoria 3418
Mailing address: PO BOX 250
Nhill, Victoria 3418
Phone: 03 5391 4444
Fax: 03 5391 1376
Email: info@hindmarsh.vic.gov.au
Website: Hindmarsh Shire Council (Opens in new window)