Notification of Animal Food Processing Premises - Western Australia


You will be required to notify your Council if you intend to operate a pet meat processing establishment or a knackery. A pet meat processing establishment is where the carcasses of animals are processed, identified, handled, packed or stored. A knackery is an establishment where animals are slaughtered for pet meat.

Animals that are used in a pet meat processing establishment or knackery include:

  • Buffalo;
  • Camel;
  • Cattle;
  • Donkey;
  • Emu;
  • Goat;
  • Horse;
  • Kangaroo;
  • Mule;
  • Pig;
  • Poultry;
  • Rabbit; and
  • Sheep.

This notification will also authorise you to sell unpackaged pet meat (provided the storage container used for the meat complies with the regulations).

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

Your notification must contain the following information:

  • Contact details including the address, name of business and name and address of the owner; and
  • A description of the business you will be conducting at your premises.

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


As indicated.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

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

Administering agency

City of Melville

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Operating address: 10 Almondbury Road
WA 6154
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
WA 6954
Phone: 08 93640666
Phone: 1300635845
Fax: 08 93640285