Residents are allowed to keep a maximum of two dogs and two cats on their property. Pet owners wanting to keep more animals should download and submit the Icon for application/pdf Keeping Additional Animals Form (209.3 KB)

Animal Numbers

Domestic birds13 
Mice8 
Rabbits4 
Guinea Pigs8 
Poultry or pigeons4All poultry must be kept in a poultry house. All pigeons must be kept in a pigeon loft. For details regarding construction and specifications of poultry houses and pigeon lofts, contact Council on telephone (03) 9840 9333 or use our online service request form
Small AnimalN/AA permit is required to keep any sheep or goat in an area less than one acre (4000 sqm)
Large AnimalN/AA permit is required to keep any emu, ostrich, goat, sheep, cow, pig, bull, or horse in an area less than two acres (8000 sqm)