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

An application for this licence must:

  • Be accompanied by a plan showing the details and specifications of all kennel and yards including the intended distance from the kennels to the boundaries of the land and the subject of the application;
  • Give notice of the proposed use of the land in writing to the owners and occupiers of all adjoining land and premises;
  • Advertise the intention to do so in a newspaper having circulation in the area at least 14 days before application is made to the Council; and
  • Ensure that the kennel structures are a distance of not less than 10 meters from the boundary of any street.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $161.00

Keep more than two dogs.

Apply Licence All $206.00 -
Renew Renewal All $103.00 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All 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

Local Law 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

Town of Port Hedland

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Ranger Services

Town of Port Hedland

Operating address: Civic Centre, McGregor Street
Port Hedland
WA 6721
Mailing address: PO BOX 41
Port Hedland, Western Australia 6721
Phone: 08 9158 9741
Email: council@porthedland.wa.gov.au
Website: Town of Port Hedland (Opens in new window)