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


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


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

Eligibility requirements

Prior to the granting of the registration to keep pigeons, the applicant must seek the written opinion of all owners and occupiers surrounding the land owned by the applicant. This land, unless otherwise previously approved, must not have an area less than 600m2.


Registration is valid until 30 June.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $140.00

Fee for pigeons.

General Miscellaneous All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Animal Local Law 1999

Administering agency

City of Wanneroo

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officers

City of Wanneroo

Operating address: 23 Dundebar Road
Wanneroo, Western Australia 6065
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 1
Wanneroo, Western Australia 6946
Phone: 08 9405 5000
Fax: 08 9405 5499
Website: City of Wanneroo (Opens in new window)