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.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $62.30

More than twelve, but less than twenty-five fowl. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $44.20

To keep more than two dogs or four cats or four animals in total. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $43.65

Keep a horse. Fees for 2017-18.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

Environmental Local Law 2 2010

Administering agency

Indigo Shire Council

Contact details

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

Enforcement Services

Indigo Shire Council

Operating address: 101 Ford Street
Beechworth, Victoria 3747
Mailing address: PO BOX 28
Beechworth, Victoria 3747
Toll Free: 1300 365 003
Phone: 03 5728 8000
Fax: 03 5728 1676
Email: info@indigoshire.vic.gov.au
Website: Indigo Shire Council (Opens in new window)