Multiple Dogs and Cats

Residents are allowed to keep up to two dogs and/or two cats without a permit in a residential area and up to six dogs and four cats in a rural/farming area.

Under Council’s Local Law No 1, it is an offence to keep more than two dogs and/or two cats on any one property in a residential or commercial area, or a rural area of less than eight hectares, without a permit.

Residents wishing to obtain a permit can access the Application to Keep More than Two Dogs/Cats(PDF, 16KB) – please note a permit fee of $40 will apply.