Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia


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


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 submit details of your proposed plan and site. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Per establishment


Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

Local law(s) name

Local Law Relating to Dogs 1998

Additional information

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

Administering agency

City of Fremantle

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Fremantle

Operating address: Fremantle Oval
70 Parry Street
Fremantle, Western Australia 6160
Mailing address: PO BOX 807
Fremantle, Western Australia 6959
Phone: 08 9432 9999
Fax: 08 9430 4634
Website: City of Fremantle (Opens in new window)