Dogs

The following regulations must be adhered to by all dog owners:

  • All dogs over three months of age must be registered. Failure to register your dog may result in a $200.00 penalty under the Dog Act 1976.
  • In addition to the registration tag, dogs must wear an identification tag with the dog's name and the owners current telephone number.
  • All dogs registered for the first time or who have transfer of ownership must be microchipped.
  • All dangerous dogs, restricted breeds and security dogs must be microchipped.
  • By 1 November 2015 all dogs must be microchipped. 
  • Only two dogs are allowed on each property. If an owner would like to have more than two dogs, special permits must be applied for from Council before this can occur.
  • In public places, dogs must be restrained on a leash or a spot fine may be imposed.
  • In addition to the registration tag, dogs must wear an identification tag with the dog's name and owners current phone number. 

Dog Registration

Dog Local Law

Multiple Dog Application (not a Kennel)

Restricted Dog Breeds

Barking Dogs