Permit to Keep Animals - Greater Bendigo City Council - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to keep animals. In some cases this permit will only be required where the number of animals exceeds a limit set by the council. Your council will outline the types of animals covered by this permit.

The sorts of animals typically covered include:

  • cats and dogs
  • reptiles and amphibians
  • guinea pigs
  • birds and poultry.

Service type


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


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $86.00

Keeping of animals. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Lodgement process


Your application must be in writing and contain:

  • The species of animal and the quantity desired to be kept;
  • Your details;
  • The address at which the animals will be kept;
  • The reason the animals are desired to be kept;
  • The type of housing to be used; and
  • The total area available to each animal and measure proposed to prevent nuisance.

Administering agency

Greater Bendigo City Council

Contact details

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