Permit to Keep Animals - Victoria


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


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $85.00

Domestic. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $125.00

Commercial. Fees for 2017-18.


Local law(s) name

Community and Environment Local Law 1 2013

Application process


Please consult your local law officer for more information on application process.

Administering agency

Mitchell 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

Mitchell Shire Council

Operating address: 113 High Street
Broadford, Victoria 3658
Other: 03 5734 6200
Other: 03 5734 6222
Website: Mitchell Shire Council (Opens in new window)