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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.

Domestic animal businesses fees and charges are based on financial year (1 July to 30 June).

Registering dogs

ServiceUnitFee
Standard fee dogper dog$220.00
Standard fee dog - pensioner rateper dog$110.00
KCC/VCA registered, working dog or older than 10 yearsper dog$54.00
KCC/VCA registered, working dog or older than 10 years - pensioner rateper dog$27.00
Obedience trainedper dog$42.00
Obedience trained - pensioner rateper dog$21.00
Desexed dogper dog$35.00
Desexed dog - pensioner rateper dog$17.50
Desexed and obedience trained dog by an approved organisationper dog$21.50
Desexed and obedience trained dog by an approved organisation - pensioner rateper dog$10.75
Initial registration for adopted dog from an approved shelter or under 12 weeks of ageper dog$5.00
Declared dogs (dangerous, menacing and restricted breed)per dog$370.00
Guard dogper 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

ServiceUnitFee
Standard fee catper cat$110.00
Standard fee cat pension rateper cat$55.00
FCC registered or older than 10 yearsper cat$27.00
FCC registered or older than 10 years - pensioner rateper cat$13.50
Desexed catper cat$12.00
Desexed cat pension rateper cat$6.00
Initial registration for adopted cat from an approved shelter or under 12 weeks of ageper cat$5.00

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

Domestic animal businesses

ServiceUnitFee
Property inspection feeInspection$105.00
Multi-registration – fee per typeOccasion$170.00
Business registrationRegistration$250.00