Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a kennel or keep more than the prescribed number of dogs on your premises. The prescribed number of dogs will differ between councils. Your premises will be inspected by the Council ranger to determine if it is suitable for the proposed purpose.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Advertise your intention to apply, as set out in the local law;
  • Provide plans and specifications of the kennel establishment, including a site plan;
  • Provide written evidence that you, or another person, will reside on the premises;
  • Complete the relevant application form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

The Council will take into account the effect of the kennel on the environment or amenity of the neighbourhood, as well as the likely economic and social benefits. A licence will not be granted if a kennel cannot be permitted under the premises under a town planning scheme.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Renewal $200.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2012

Additional information

Please note that some councils consider a complaint lodged against any dogs on the premises a factor for licence submissions.

Administering agency

Shire of Ashburton

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Ashburton

Operating address: Lot 246, Poinciana Street
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Mailing address: PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Phone: 08 9188 4444
Fax: 08 9189 2252
Email: soa@ashburton.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Ashburton (Opens in new window)