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.


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

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2017

Additional information

Please note that some councils consider a complaint lodged against any dogs on the premises a factor for licence submissions.

Administering agency

Shire of Capel

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Capel

Operating address: 31 Forrest Road
Capel, Western Australia 6271
Mailing address: PO BOX 369
Capel, Western Australia 6271
Phone: 08 9727 0222
Fax: 08 9727 0223
Website: Shire of Capel (Opens in new window)