Approval to Keep a Large Animal - Western Australia


You may require this approval if you intend to keep a horse, cow or other large animal on your property, including a sheep, cow, alpaca, deer, camel, llama, emu, ostrich, kangaroo, ass, donkey, pony or ox.

Whether this approval is required may vary according to the zoning and size of your property. Approval is usually required in land zoned as residential. Keeping large animals may be prohibited in certain areas.

As a condition of approval, you may be required to construct a stable to house the large animal. This stable may also need to be approved and registered with the council.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Approval will be granted when the Council is satisfied that all elements of the Local Law are complied with and the likelihood of any nuisance through odour and / or flies is minimal.

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


As indicated on the approval.


30 June.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $72.60


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Approval to Keep a Large Animal - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law 2016

Administering agency

Shire of Corrigin

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Corrigin

Operating address: 9 Lynch Street
Corrigin, Western Australia 6375
Mailing address: PO BOX 221
Corrigin, Western Australia 6375
Phone: 08 9063 2203
Fax: 08 9063 2005
Website: Shire of Corrigin (Opens in new window)