Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia


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


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

Eligibility requirements

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


This licence has effect for 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $200.00

Per establishment

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

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 Albany

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Albany

Operating address: 102 North Road
Yakamia, Western Australia 6330
Mailing address: PO BOX 484
Albany DC, Western Australia 6331
Phone: 08 6820 3000
Website: City of Albany (Opens in new window)