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Kennel Licence Application

Any person wanting to keep more than 2 dogs on their property must apply to Council for a kennel licence.  It is necessary if more than two (2) dogs over the age of six (6) months are to be kept at a property; in the case of working dogs this is higher at four (4) dogs. The licence if granted is renewed annually and specific conditions will apply to the keeping of the dogs.

Section 51 Dog Control Act 2000

Please take the time to read through the information pack as it is a comprehensive guide for all applicants considering submitting an application. To enable your application to be dealt with in a timely manner, please ensure all steps are followed and completed prior to submitting the application to Council. If you require any assistance in doing so pleased do not hesitate to contact the Environmental Services Department on (03) 6261 8530.

Kennel Licence Information and Application Pack(445 kb)

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Derwent Valley Council
The Derwent Valley Municipal area is characterised by its ever growing rural townships, green hills and river valley environment. Major features of the Derwent Valley municipality include its land and fresh water resources.
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