Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - City of Gosnells - Western Australia


You may need 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.

Some councils will offer a separate application for keeping more than the prescribed number of dogs on your property. This application is usually for non-commercial purposes.

Your premises will be inspected by the council ranger to determine if it is suitable for the proposed purpose.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $100.00

Application to keep more than two dogs. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $231.00

Kennel establishment fee. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $185.00

Annual kennel fees. Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $81.00

Transfer of kennel licence ownership. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $115.00

Application to vary kennel licence. Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2020

Administering agency

City of Gosnells

Contact details

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