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

All dogs and cats to be kept on your property must be registered with council. You will also be required to allow an inspection of the property to ensure adequate housing and feed is available for all animals.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $133.00

Keep more than two cats or dogs application fee, you will also need to pay a licence fee.  Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $133.00

Keeping of more than twenty-five small or five large birds / poultry application fee, you will also need to pay a licence fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $133.00

Keeping of more than five reptiles or rodents application fee, you will also need to pay a licence fee.  Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $76.00

Keeping of more than two cats or dogs initial permit fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $76.00

Keeping of more than twenty-five small or five large birds / poultry initial permit fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $76.00

Keeping of more than five reptiles or rodents initial permit fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $76.00

Keeping of more than twenty-five small or five large birds / poultry renewal fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $76.00

Keeping of more than two cats or dogs renewal fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Renewal All $76.00

Keeping of more than five reptiles or rodents renewal fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Local law(s) name

General Provisions Local Law 1 2010

Application process

Apply

You must submit your application in the approved form and accompanied by the required fee.

Administering agency

Knox City Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Knox City Council

Operating address: 511 Burwood Highway
Wantirna South, Victoria 3152
Other: 03 9298 8000
Other: 03 9800 3096
Email: knoxcc@knox.vic.gov.au
Website: Knox City Council (Opens in new window)