Licence to Keep a Kennel Establishment - Western Australia

Description

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

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 licence you must:

  • Provide plans and specifications of the kennel establishment, including a site plan;
  • Advertise your proposed kennel as required in the Dogs Local Law;
  • Provide written evidence that you or another person who will have the charge of the dogs, will reside on the premises or, in the opinion of the local government, sufficiently close to the premises so as to control the dogs and so as to ensure their health and welfare;
  • Provide written acknowledgement that the applicant that you have read and agree to comply with any code of practice relating to the keeping of dogs nominated by the local government;
  • Provide any other information required by the council;
  • Submit the relevant form; and
  • Pay the required fee.

Your application will not be approved unless a kennel establishment is permitted under the town planning scheme. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount Description
Apply Application $188.00 -
Apply Licence $100.00

Bulk Licence of Dogs in an Approved Kennel

Apply Renewal $42.00 -

Forms

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

Act(s) name

Dog Act 1976 WA

Regulation(s) name

Dog Regulations 2013 WA

Local law(s) name

Dogs Local Law 2011

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 Chittering

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Shire of Chittering

Operating address: 6177 Great Northern Highway
Bindoon
WA 6502
Mailing address: PO BOX 70
Bindoon, Western Australia 6502
Phone: 08 9576 4600
Fax: 08 9576 1250
Email: chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au