Approval to Keep Poultry, Pigeons and Other Birds - Western Australia

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to keep poultry, pigeons or other birds on your property. Poultry includes fowls, peafowls, turkeys, geese and ducks.

Whether this approval is required may vary according to the zoning of your property. Approval is often required in land zoned as residential. Your Council may also prohibit the keeping of certain kinds of birds in certain areas. Limitations may also apply to the number of birds that you are allowed to keep on your property.

You may be required to keep your poultry in a structure or enclosure that meets Council specifications.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Conditions for keeping poultry:

  • No poultry shall be kept less than 9 metres from a residential building or within 15 metres of a public street or place; and
  • All poultry shall be housed in a secure structure, which needs to be maintained to a clean condition.

Conditions for keeping pigeons:

  • All pigeons shall be kept in a properly constructed loft except where registered homing pigeons are freed for exercise; and
  • No pigeon shall be kept less than 9 metres from a residential building or within 15 metres of a public street or place.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for the Keeping of Poultry or Pigeons - PDF

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Guidelines for Keeping of Poultry and Pigeons - PDF

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2009

Health Local Laws 1999

Administering agency

City of Gosnells

Contact details

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

Ranger, Ranger Services

City of Gosnells

Operating address: 2120 Albany Highway
Gosnells
WA 6110
Mailing address: PO BOX 662
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110
Phone: 08 93973000
Email: council@gosnells.wa.gov.au