Dog Registration Fees

The following dog registration fees have been adopted by Council and apply from 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025


Registration Fee to be paid by 31 July 2024 (incl GST):

Urban owner (as per definition)


Urban spayed/neutered dogs


Selected owner


Gold card discount of 10% for urban dogs


Rural Dogs > 5

For every 5 rural dogs you register the 6th dog registration is free if paid on or
before registration date.

Rural owner 


Dangerous dog

150% of applicable fee

50% penalty fee applies from 1 August 2024.


Pound, Seizure and Miscellaneous Fees:



Impound – First (registered)


Impound – First (unregistered)




Third or subsequent


Sustenance (per day)


Replacement tags


Microchipping fee


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


Surrender fee


Barking collar


Battery for barking collar $6


NOTE:  Fees apply to dogs aged three months and over and are for the year 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025 registration.  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, microchipping fee and other reasonable associated costs.


Take the bite out of registration fees - talk to our customer services team about starting a payment plan.