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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

Maximum Numbers Maximum Numbers
Type of Animals Property Area Not Exceeding 0.5 Hectare Property Area
Exceeding 0.5 Hectare
Dogs 2 2
Cats 2 2
Poultry 10 100
Domestic Birds (includes Pigeons) 30 100
Domestic Mice 10 10
Guinea Pigs 6 10
Ferrets 4 10
Domestic Rabbits 2 2
Pigs Not Permitted 6
Horses/Donkeys/Mules Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Cattle Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Sheep Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Goats Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Ostriches Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Emus Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Roosters Not Permitted No Maximum Limit
Any other agricultural animal Not Permitted No Maximum Limit