All animals must now be microchipped prior to registration. Council has microchipping vouchers available that entitle the owner to a discount. Owners may apply for an interim registration with Council on the proviso that the animal is microchipped after 14 days. The animal is not considered registered until it is chipped and payment has been made
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All animals must be microchipped prior to registration.
To obtain the reduced fee, the animal must be either desexed, over 10 years of age, part of a Domestic Animal Business or Applicable Organisation, a dog that has undergone training or a working dog.
The reduced fee for animal registration is $44.00 for dogs and $29.00 for cats.
The full fees are $132.00 for a dog and $124.00 for a cat.
Animals registered prior to 11 April 2013 may fit into the reduced fee category by being microchipped only.
Animal registration must be renewed by 10 April each year.
Each property may have 2 dogs and 2 cats. If you desire to keep more than this, you will need to obtain a permit from Council.
- Council identification marker
- Lost and Found service - a guarantee that if your pet is found with its tag on, you will be immediately contacted
- Council services to respond to wandering animals, dog attacks, noise complaints, stray cats and un-owned animals
- The control of dangerous, restricted and menacing dogs
- A State Government education program in schools and preschools to teach children how to behave around dogs
For more information refer to the Department of Environment and Primary Industries.
No, the initial tag you are given is for the life of the animal. However, if you lose the tag Council can mail a replacement to you.
Credit card payments can be made over the phone using Australia Post (phone 131 816) or BPay. Payments can also be made online or you can pay in person at the Manningham Civic Centre or any Australia Post outlet.
Yes, pensioners are entitled to a 50 per cent discount on the registration fees. Health Care Cards do not entitle the owner to a discount.
Pensioners, including health care card holders, can obtain a de-sexing voucher from Council’s Customer Service desk. These must be picked up in person so the card can be sighted. The animal that the voucher refers to must be registered at the time.
Yes, all animals more than the age of three months must be registered. However, you are entitled to a reduced fee.
Yes, registration with Council is compulsory for any animal more than the age of three months. Animals that are registered after 1 May 2007 must also be microchipped.
A new application will have to be made with Manningham Council. This can be done using the online registration form or by downloading a hard copy and sending this to Council. If your registration has been paid for the current period you will not be required to pay a fee; however, proof of payment will be needed with your application.