Animal business registration

The Domestic Animals Act requires all animal businesses to be registered annually.

A domestic animal business is defined as:

  • an animal shelter
  • a pet shop
  • an enterprise that is run for profit that breeds dogs or cats or rears, trains or boards dogs or cats.

The annual fee for this type of registration is set at $267.30.

Penalties for non-compliance are $1190.

If you would like more information on running a domestic animal business, please Contact Council.

For a copy of the permit application form, please download the form below.

Animal business permit application form

Last updated: 03 July 2017