Permit to Keep Animals - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to keep more than a specified number of animals at a premises. 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

Permits are issued to the Animal Owner and all animals must be registered with the South Gippsland Shire Council. The maximum number of dogs and cats allowed on a property in a residential area is 2 dogs and 2 cats. If you wish to keep more than this, you must obtain a permit from Council. Please consult the Council directly for more information on this permit.

Duration

Permits are issued for up to one year and are subject to an annual renewal process, payable by the 10th April each year.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $54.90

Fees for 2017-18.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2014

Lodgement process

Apply

Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Agency.

Administering agency

South Gippsland 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

South Gippsland Shire Council

Operating address: 9 Smith Street
Leongatha, Victoria 3953
Mailing address: PRIVATE BAG 4
Leongatha, Victoria 3953
Phone: 03 5662 9200
Fax: 03 5662 3754
Email: council@southgippsland.vic.gov.au
Website: South Gippsland Shire Council (Opens in new window)