Approval to Keep Poultry, Pigeons and Other Birds - Western Australia

Description

You may require this approval if you intend to keep poultry, pigeons or other birds on your property. Poultry includes fowls, peafowls, turkeys, geese and ducks.

Whether this approval is required may vary according to the zoning of your property. Approval is often required in land zoned as residential. Your Council may also prohibit the keeping of certain kinds of birds in certain areas. Limitations may also apply to the number of birds that you are allowed to keep on your property.

You may be required to keep your poultry in a structure or enclosure that meets Council specifications.

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 this approval you must:

  • Establish that no poultry will be able to approach with 15 meters of a dwelling house, public building or premises where people are employed or where food is stored;
  • Provide evidence that the poultry will be kept in a properly constructed and securely fastened structure or enclosure; and
  • Ensure that the enclosures are maintained in a condition satisfactory to the Environmental Health Officer.

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval to Keep of Poultry, Pigeons and Other Birds - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 WA

Local law(s) name

Health Local Laws 1998

Administering agency

Shire of Katanning

Contact details

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

Shire Manager, Building and Environmental Services

Shire of Katanning

Operating address: 16-24 Austral Terrace
Katanning
WA 6317
Mailing address: PO BOX 130
Katanning, Western Australia 6317
Phone: 08 98219930
Email: admin@katanning.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Katanning (Opens in new window)