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 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 more than six dogs and/or four cats in a rural or farming area, without a permit.

Additional approval from Council’s Planning department may be required, please seek advice from Council's Planning team prior to lodging your application. 

Permit Application APPLY NOW(PDF, 234KB)

(please note an annual permit fee will apply)