Animal Control Fees and Infringements

Animal Control Fees and Infringements

Animal Control

Please find the fees and charges for the 2018/19 financial year below. All charges include GST.

When the cost of animal control, enforcement and related processes exceeds the stated fee (minimum charge), the council may recover all additional costs on a time and cost basis.

Note: Dogs must be registered by three months of age.

Dog Registration Fees

Note: Dogs must be registered within 3 months of birth

Urban$148.00
Rural (first 2 dogs) (per dog)$58.00
Rural (3 or more) (per dog)$48.00
Urban spayed/neutered$120.00
Selected Owner Policy$90.00
Selected Owner Policy - Spayed/Neutered$70.00
Seeing Eye DogFree
Dangerous DogBase Fee + 50%
More than 2 Dogs Permit (application fee for property)$75.00
Late Registration Penalty (if paid after due date of 31 July)
Urban$222.00
Rural (1st 2 dogs, per dog)$87.00
Rural (3 or more, per dog)$72.00
Urban spayed/neutered$180.00
Selected Owner PolicyIf late, taken off SOP and normal dog registration rate applies
Seeing Eye DogFree
Dangerous DogPlus 50%

Dog Impounding Fees

When the cost of animal control, enforcement and related processes exceeds the stated fee (minimum charge), the Council may recover all additional costs on a time and cost basis. Note: Dogs must be registered by three months of age.

Dog Impounding (1st)$90.00
Dog Impounding (2nd)$135.00
Dog Impounding (3rd)$180.00
Sustenance per day (payable on impound and every 24 hours thereafter)$15.00
Destruction of Dog$65.00
Dog Re-housing Fee$35.00

 Other Animal Impounding Fees

Stock Impoundment (excluding sheep and goats)$85.00 + $10 per animal
Sustenance (Stock) per day$12.00
Impoundment of other animals$55.00 + $10 per animal
Sustenance per day (other animals)$12.00
Notification by AdvertisingActual Cost
Driving and/or cartage, plus related costsActual Cost

 Other Fees

Grazing Permit - Urban Area$35.00
Call outActual Cost

Other Dog Charges

Microchipping (at the pound)$45.00
Microchipping (by arrangement)$60.00
 Bark Collar Hire (2 weeks) $47.00

 Animal Control Offences and Fees

All infringements below - subject to no legislation changes

InfringementFee
Wilful obstruction of dog control officer or ranger$750.00
Failure or refusal to supply information or wilfully providing false particulars$750.00
Failure to supply information or wilfully providing false particulars about the dog$750.00
Failure to comply with any bylaw authorised by the section$750.00
Failure to undertake dog owner education programme or dog obedience course (or both)$750.00
Failure to comply with obligations of probationary owner$750.00
Failure to comply with effects of disqualification$750.00
Failure to comply with effects of classification of dog as dangerous dog$300.00
Fradulent sale or transfer of dangerous dog$500.00
Failure to comply with effects of classification of dog as menacing dog$300.00
Failure to advise person of muzzle and leashing requirements$100.00
Failure to implant microchip transponder in dog$300.00
False statement relating to dog registration$750.00
Falsely notifying death of dog$750.00
Failure to register dog$300.00
Fradulent procurement or attempt to procure replacement dog registration label or disc$500.00
Failure to advise change of ownership$100.00
Failure to advise change of address$100.00
Removal, swapping, or counterfeiting of registration label or disc$500.00
Failure to keep dog controlled or confined$200.00
Failure to keep dog under control$200.00
Failure to provide proper care and attention, to supply proper and sufficient food, water, and shelter, and to provide adequate exercise$300.00
Failure to carry a leash in public$100.00
Failure to comply with barking dog abatement notice$200.00
Allowing dog known to be dangerous to be at large un-muzzled or un-leashed$300.00
Releasing dog from custody$750.00