Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia

Description

You may 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.

Some councils will offer a separate application for keeping more than the prescribed number 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.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a kennel licence you must:

  • provide evidence of town planning approval obtained from the local government
  • comply with all the terms in the keeping of Dogs Code of Practice
  • plans and specifications of the kennel establishment, including a site plan.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $85.00

Application to keep more than two dogs.

Apply Application All $85.00 -
Apply Licence All $128.00 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on any forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2019

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 Karratha

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:

Ranger Officer, Ranger Services

City of Karratha

Operating address: Lot 1083 Welcome Road
Karratha
WA 6714
Mailing address: PO BOX 219
Karratha, Western Australia 6714
Phone: 08 9186 8555
Fax: 08 9185 1626
Email: enquiries@karratha.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Karratha (Opens in new window)