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Animal Control Fees & Charges

Animal Control

Animal Control Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Dog Registration Fee (incl GST)
Note: Proportionate fees apply for Dog Registration from 1st August for all dogs legally required to be registered from that date and pups that turn 3 months of age after that date.
Other Charges
Replacement tags$5.00 
Collars - Large$10.00 
Collars - Small$8.00 
Registration Fees
Note: Early Payment Discount: A discount of $10.00 is only available for those registrations paid prior to 1st of July each year.
Town Dogs$95.00 
Responsible Dog Owner$55.00 
Rural Dog$47.00 
Responsible Dog Owner Property Inspection$50.00 
Pensioner / Gold Card Dog Owner$37.00 
Dangerous Dog$500.00 
Penalty for payment received after 1 August$20.00 
Dog Impounding
First impounding$50.00 
Second impounding$65.00 
Third impounding$125.00 
Daily charge$16.00 
After hours opening fee$50.00 
Ranging Charges
Note: Pursuant to the Impounding Act 1955
Staff attendance at incidents of stock on roads including State Highways (per hour)$200.00 
Travel costs (per km)$1.00 
Minimum charge$100.00 

Impounding fees for stock (excluding dogs) Fee (incl GST)
Note: Trespass rates shall be additional and as described in the Regulation to the Impounding Amendment Act 1980.
Sustenance for every animal per day$15.00 
Notice to owner by post or delivery$15.00 
Notice to owner by advertisement[s]At cost 
Transport to Pound [By transport operators or other]At cost 
Transport to Pound [By Council]At cost 
Transport to Pound [By droving]At cost 
Minimum charge for any impounding$150.00 
Minimum Charge for second and subsequent impounding of stock from same owner - additional fee.$200.00 
Impounding for every animal per day$15.00 

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