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 responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months or as indicated on the permit


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $60.00

Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Permit to Keep Animals - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 6 2012

Administering agency

West Wimmera 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

West Wimmera Shire Council

Operating address: 49 Elizabeth Street
Edenhope, Victoria 3318
Mailing address: PO BOX 201
Edenhope, Victoria 3318
Other: 03 5585 9900
Other: 03 5585 9950
Website: West Wimmera Shire Council (Opens in new window)