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

If you live in a house, you may keep two dogs and two cats. One dog and one cat may be kept in a flat or unit.

NOTE: All dogs and cats aged three months and over must be registered prior to submitting your permit application.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $66.00

Multiple dogs per residence (once off fee). Fees for 2017-18.

Forms

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

Contact details

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

Animal Management

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182
Phone: 03 9209 6777
Fax: 03 9536 2757
Email: helpdesk-animalmgt@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)