Dog Control and Registration

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Fees and Charges - 2018-19

​Selected owner in urban area​$77
​Spayed or neutered​$108
​Standard registration fee - rural​$67
​Standard registration fee - urban​$155
​Dangerous dog ​150% of the fee that would apply if the dog was not classified ​
​Menacing dog​Normal fee
​Other fees
​Penalty on fees paid after 31 July in registration year (per dog)​50% of normal fee
​Seeing eye/hearing ear dog​No charge
​Transfer registered dog from one area to another ​No charge
​More than two dogs per urban property licence​$220
​Fee when a person/s who holds a licence for more than two dogs per urban property moves to a new address and they notify Council that they have moved​$110
​Fee when a person/s holds a licence for more than two dogs per urban property moves to a new address and they do not notify Council that they have moved​$220
​Microchip implant​$20
​Replacement dog tag ​$4
​Rehoming fee (if dog is not micro chipped, then micro chipping fee is added to this fee)​$80
​Impounding fees (add sustenance)
​First impounding$108
​Second impounding​$144
​Third and subsequent impounding​$180
​Disposal of dog ​$25
​Seizure fee​$108
​Fee for microchip implant for dog that has been impounedd and did not previously have a microchip​$30
Note: Number of impounding's relate to life of dog
​Sustenance fees while impounded
​The second and subsequent days of impounding (per day)$10​
​Equipment
​Dog collar – extra small$7
​Dog collar – small ​$7
​Dog collar – medium​$8
​Dog collar – large​$10
​Leads – large​$10
​​​Purchase of a barking collarActual cost​

​Note: the fees below are set by statute, not Council

Infringement Fines (Dog Control Act 1996 Schedule 1 - set by statute)
Note: in order to improve transparency, fines set by central government legislation have also been included
​18 Wilful obstruction of dog control officer or ranger​$750
​19(2) Failure or refusal to supply information or wilfully providing false particulars ​$750
​19A(2) Failure to supply information or wilfully providing false particulars about dog​$750
​20(5) Failure to comply with any bylaw authorised by the section​$300
​28(5) Failure to comply with effects of disqualification​$750
​32(2) Failure to comply with effects of classification of dog as dangerous dog​$300
​32(4) Fraudulent sale or transfer of dangerous dog​$500
​33E(2) Failure to comply with effects of classification of dog as menacing dog​$300
​36A(6) Failure to implant microchip transponder in dog​$300
​41 False statement relating to dog registration​$750
​42 Failure to register dog​$300
​46(4) Fraudulent procurement or attempt to procure replacement dog registration label or disc ​$500
​48(3) Failure to advise change of dog ownership ​$100
​49(4) Failure to advise change of address​$100
​51(1) Removal, swapping or counterfeiting of registration label or disc​$500
​52A Failure to keep dog controlled or confined​$200
​53(1) Failure to keep dog under control​$200
​54(2) Failure to provide proper care and attention, to supply proper and sufficient food, water and shelter, and to provide adequate exercise​$300
​54A Failure to carry leash in public​$100
​62(4) Allowing dog known to be dangerous to be at large unmuzzled or unleashed​​$300

 Schedule 1: substituted on 7 July 2004 by section 26 of the Dog Control Amendment Act 2004 (2004 No 61)
 
 
 
 

Page reviewed: 30 Nov 2018 3:10pm