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Impounding Fees

Please note, all charges are GST inclusive unless indicated otherwise.

Animal Control - Dog Impoundment Fees

Description2018/2019 (GST inclusive)
First impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog wearing tag$80.00
First impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog not wearing tag$112.00
Second impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog wearing tag (1 plus micro-chipping charge)$92.00
Second impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog not wearing tag (1 plus micro-chipping charge)$122.00
Third impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog wearing tag (2 plus $200 infringement may apply)$102.00
Third impoundment in a 12 month period – Dog not wearing tag (2 plus $200 infringement may apply)$132.00
Daily sustenance$15.00
Micro-chipping fee – Pound$50.00
Micro-chipping fee – community$25.00
Surrender$40.00
Seizure$50.00
Barking collar hire (Hire $25.00 & Bond $25.00)$50.00
Adoption from Pound$102.00

Second impoundment also results in a micro-chipping charge of $50.00 per dog.

2 Third impoundment may result in a $200.00 infringement for failing to control a dog.

Appropriate impounding fee applies to dogs returned home by an Animal Control Officer.

Unregistered dogs incur the above fees plus appropriate registration and microchipping charges.

Animal Control - Impounding Fees (other than dogs)

Description2018/2019 (GST inclusive)
Rangers charge out rate$76.00 per hour
  • To be charged at the actual charge out rate per hour or part thereof
  • Plus any other costs including travel and impounding fees
  • Plus a 25% administration fee

Publish Date: 01 Jul 2018