Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder - 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

To be eligible for this licence you must:


  • obtain planning approval for an animal establishment
  • fulfil the relevant notification requirements
  • comply with any conditions placed on your licence (such as size of kennel and yards, location of kennel, and kennel material)
  • pay any prescribed fees.

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 $112.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $132.00

Application for approval to keep more than two dogs. Fees for 20230-24

Apply Licence All $56.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $105.00

Fee per year for licence to keep more than two dogs. 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 2012

Administering agency

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Contact details

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