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Pets Registration

Pets Registration

All cats and dogs over 3 months of age must be microchipped and registered with Council as required by State Government legislation.

If your pet is not microchipped, registration will not be accepted. To microchip your pet, contact your local vet.

Register your pet

Annual registration for dogs and cats is due on 10 April each year.

Keeping excess animals

Under Local Law No. 2, you must not, without a permit, keep any more animals or types of animals as set out in the table below

Type of Animal Maximum allowed in residential area Farming zone properties under 0.5 hectare
and
All Rural living zone properties
Farming Zone properties equal to or greater than
0.5 hectare
Dogs
(includes
working dogs)
2 2 5
Cats 2 2 2
Poultry 10 40 No maximum limit
Turkeys and geese 0 0 30
Roosters 0 0 20
Domestic birds
(includes pigeons)
30 30 100
Ferrets 2 4 10
Guinea pigs 6 6 10
Domestic rabbits 2 6 10
Domestic mice 6 10 10
Pigs 0 0 6
Horses, donkeys, mules, sheep and goats 0 2 No maximum limit
Camels 0 0 No maximum limit
Cattle 0 1 No maximum limit
Ostriches, emus and  peacocks 0 0 No maximum limit
Any other livestock or agricultural animal 0 0 No maximum limit