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


You may need 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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $69.00

When planning approval is granted in rural zone and special rural zone in excess of 20 poultry or pigeons and up to maximum of 150 birds not including young up to three months of age contained within pens and cages.

You will be required to provide your certificate from an accredited organisation. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $81.00

Site inspection (for over 20 birds) - after initial approval for annual inspection. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Inspection All $162.00

Site inspection (for over 20 birds) - initial visit prior to approval for keeping birds. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

No fee is required for fewer than 20 birds, poultry or pigeons.

Apply Licence All $40.00

Fee for 20 to 150 birds, poultry or pigeons. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 Western Australia

Administering agency

City of Kwinana

Contact details

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