Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Shire of Ravensthorpe - 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
Apply Licence All $220.00
Renew Renewal All $220.00


Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2010

Application process


The applicant must give notice of the proposed use of the premises as a kennel.

Lodgement process


The required form(s) and fee(s) must be lodged with plans and specifications of the kennel (including a site plan), written evidence that the applicant or another person will reside on or close to the premises and written acknowledgement that the applicant will apply to any relevant codes of practice.

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 Ravensthorpe

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Ravensthorpe

Western Australia
Operating address: 65 Morgan Street
Ravensthorpe, Western Australia 6346
Mailing address: PO BOX 43
Ravensthorpe, Western Australia 6346
Phone: 08 9839 0000
Fax: 08 9838 1282
Website: Shire of Ravensthorpe (Opens in new window)