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Fees and charges

Domestic animals fees and charges

Dogs and cats aged over 3 months must be registered. New animals to the shire must be microchipped and registration renewals are due 10 April each year. Find out about registering your cats and dogs.

The registration fees are adopted through Council's budget each year. The registration fees listed apply from 10 April 2019 to 9 April 2020. Other fees and charges are based on financial year (1 July to 30 June).

Registering Dogs

Service Unit Fee
Standard fee dog per dog $220.00
Standard fee dog - pensioner rate per dog $110.00
KCC/VCA registered, working dog or older than 10 years per dog $54.00
KCC/VCA registered, working dog or older than 10 years - pensioner rate per dog $27.00
Obedience trained per dog $42.00
Obedience trained - pensioner rate per dog $21.00
Desexed dog per dog $35.00
Desexed dog - pensioner rate per dog $17.50
Desexed and obedience trained dog by an approved organisation per dog $21.50
Desexed and obedience trained dog by an approved organisation - pensioner rate per dog $10.75
Initial registration for adopted dog from an approved shelter or under 12 weeks of age per dog $5.00
Declared dogs (dangerous, menacing and restricted breed) per dog $370.00
Guard dog per dog $220.00
Declared dogs - property inspection fee (dangerous, menacing and restricted breed) per inspection $51.50

You will be asked to prove your eligibility to receive a discount.

Registering Cats

Service Unit Fee
Standard fee cat per cat $220.00
Standard fee cat pension rate per cat $110.00
FCC registered or older than 10 years per cat $54.00
FCC registered or older than 10 years - pensioner rate per cat $27.00
Desexed cat per cat $24.00
Desexed cat pension rate per cat $12.00
Initial registration for adopted cat from an approved shelter or under 12 weeks of age per cat $5.00

You will be asked to prove your eligibility to receive a discount.

Foster Carer Packages

Service Unit Fee
Foster carer package 1 Permit and registration $82.00
Foster carer package 2 Permit $41.00

Domestic Animal Businesses

Find out about domestic animal businesses.

Service Unit Fee
Property inspection fee Inspection $102.50
Multi-registration – fee per type Occasion $159.00
Business registration Registration $220.00