Dog registration

Registration - Need to know

  • Dog owners must make application to register their dogs before the dog attains the age of 3 months
  • you must register your dogs by 1 July every year

  • any dog not wearing a current registration label or disc will be treated as unregistered. Replacement tags may be obtained from Council

  • anyone found in possession of an unregistered dog is liable to receive a $300 infringement fee, so all dog owners are encouraged to ensure that their dog is registered

  • when a dog changes ownership, both the new and old owners must give written notice to Council within 14 days of the change and include the address where the dog will be kept

  • if a dog owner moves, they must give written notice of the new address to Council within 14 days.

Download our dog registration brochure [PDF, 1022 KB].