Dog Registrations

All dogs over the age of six months are to be registered with Council and it is an offence to keep an unregistered dog.

Registered dogs must wear the current Burnie City Council dog tag firmly attached to the collar.

All registrations fall due on 1 July each year.

Registering your dog assists Council to return your dog in the event of it being impounded, and to notify you in case of an accident.

Registration fees for the financial year commencing 1 July can be downloaded here: PDF IconAnimal Control fees

Please Note: payment is due by 31st August, late payments are applicable after this date. 

New registrations made after the 31st August, are charged a quarterly based pro-rata fee.

As from 1 July, 2011 all dogs will be required to be Micro-chipped in accordance with the Dog Control Act 2000.

Kennel Licence

Written consent must be obtained from the Council to keep more than two domestic or four working dogs.