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Request for additional cats and dogs on a property

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To apply for keeping additional dogs or cats on your property, please complete the form below with all current and additional pets.

Please read the terms and conditions and the by-law information before completing the application.

The limits to the number of dogs and cats permitted on a property:

Dogs - 1 dog in a unit and 2 dogs in a house

Cats - 2 cats on a property

Once the exemption to the by-law is approved, you are required to ensure that:

  • the pets must not become a nuisance to nearby residents
  • the premises must be kept clean and tidy
  • no additional or replacement pets are to be obtained without prior approval from Council

You are required to notify the council as soon as practical if:

  • The place at which the pet is usually kept is changed, and the approval is for the address on the application
  • The pet has been missing for more than 72 hours
  • The pet dies
  • The ownership of the pet is transferred to some other person
  • A control or destruction order is in force or is made in relation to the pet

If ownership of the pet is transferred to another person, you are required to:

  • Notify the council in writing
  • Give the new owner the pet(s) current registration disc and certificate.
  • Advise the new owner of any control or destruction order made in relation to the pet.

It is a requirement that all pets, upon written approval by Council, be registered on DACO (Dogs and Cats Online) within 14 days.

Request Application

Your Name

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I request to permission under the Council By-laws to keep more than 
Address where the additional dogs or cats will be kept
How many pets to register? Please list both current and additional pets. 
Pet One

dogs only

Pet two

dogs only

Pet three

dogs only

Pet four

dogs only

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