Conserve Water - Piopio
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Dog Registration Fees 2022/23

2 Jun 2022, 1:22 PM

Public Notice is hereby given that the Dog Registration Fees for the 2022/2023 financial year have been set by Council resolution in various categories as set out below:

Registration Fee (including GST) are due by or on 31 July 2022.

Fees apply to dogs aged 3 months and over, and are for the year 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 registration.


Urban owner (as per definition)      $118.00                 

Urban spayed/neutered dogs          $90.00                            

Selected owner                                    $70.00                   

Rural owner                                          $50.00                      

Dangerous dog                                    150% of applicable fee


50% penalty fee applies from 1 August 2022.

Pound, Seizure and Miscellaneous Fees


Seizure                                                 $65.00

Impound – First (registered)          $70.00

Impound – First (unregistered)     $100.00

Second                                                 $138.00

Third or subsequent                         $200.00

Sustenance (per day)                       $15.00


NOTE: Any fees incurred in the seizure, custody, sustenance and transport of a dog are required to be paid before its release from impoundment.

Rehoming of unwanted / unclaimed dogs (unregistered) will be the applicable registration fee and microchipping fee.


Replacement tags                                                                                  $5.00

Microchipping fee                                                                                  $25.00

Application for permit to keep more than two dogs (urban)    $40.00

Surrender fee                                                                                          $40.00

This notice is given under Sections 37 and 68 of the Dog Control Act 1996.