Dog Control - Fees and Charges

 Below are our fees and charges related to Dog Control.

 

Pursuant to Section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996 the dog registration fees for the 2016/17 registration year and payable from 1 July 2016 in respect of all dogs aged 3 months or over, being based on existing fees.

Registration Fees  
Urban Dogs

$155.00

Urban plus Neutered Dogs

$122.00

Urban plus Special Owner Dogs

$122.00

Rural Dogs

$122.00

Special Owner plus Neutered Dogs

$67.00

Rural plus Special Owner Dogs

$67.00

   
Dog collars - all sizes

$12.50

An additional registration fee of 50% of the fee that would have been payable on dogs not registered by Friday 2 September shall apply. 

Registration tags to be supplied free of charge.

Replacement tags to be supplied free of charge.

 

Pound Fees

   
The following fees are payable for impounding of dogs    
Poundage fee

per dog

$50.00

Additional poundage fee for second and subsequent impoundings

per dog

$50.00

     
Sustenance fee

per dog per day or part thereof

$12.50

     

Notification fee

 

$12.50

Dogs uplifted for barking complaints, threatening public safety, non-registration or any other purpose authorised under the Dog Control Act 1996, the actual and reasonable costs incurred will be charged.

Impounded dogs will only be released between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday on full payment of all fees. No releases will be made on Saturday, Sunday or public holidays.