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 applicant for this licence must:

  • Provide a site plan of the premises showing the location of each of the kennels and yards and all other buildings, structures and fences;
  • Plans and specifications of the kennel establishment;
  • Written evidence that either the application or another person who will have the charge of the dogs will reside on the premises or, in the opinion of the council, sufficiently close to the premises so as to control the dogs;
  • A written acknowledgement that the applicant has read and agrees to comply with any code of practice relating to the keepings of dogs nominated by the council; and
  • The prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Per establishment

Forms

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2008

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 Stirling

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Stirling

Operating address: 25 Cedric Street
Stirling
WA 6021
Mailing address: PO BOX 1533
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6917
Phone: 08 9205 8555
Fax: 08 9345 8822
Email: stirling@stirling.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Stirling (Opens in new window)