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 a kennel licence you must:

  • Provide evidence of town planning approval obtained from the local government;
  • Plans and specifications of the kennel establishment, including a site plan; and
  • Evidence that the proposal to construct a kennel has been advertised in the district newspaper within 14 days of applying for the licence.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $200.00 -
Apply Application $135.00

Keep more than two dogs

Renew Renewal $135.00 -

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 2000

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 Rockingham

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Rockingham

Operating address: Civic Boulevard
Rockingham, Western Australia 6168
Mailing address: PO BOX 2142
Rockingham DC, Western Australia 6967
Phone: 08 9528 0333
Fax: 08 9592 1705
Email: customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Rockingham (Opens in new window)