Dog Control Fees For A 12 Month Period From 1 July 2019 To 30 June 2020

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Pursuant to section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996, the following shall be the Dog Control fees for the 12 month period from 1 July to 30 June 2020.

Registration Fees  Discounted fee if paid prior to 1 Aug 2019 (per dog)  Standard fee if paid from 1 Aug 2019 (per dog)  
Rural Dog (for every dog up to and including first three dogs)  $45.00 $55.00
Rural Dog (for every dog after first three dogs)
NB.  Rural means:  outside Stratford and Midhirst Urban areas.
 $35.00 $45.00
General Dog Owner   $145.00  $180.00
Good Dog Owner    $115.00  $145.00
Select Dog Owner    $60.00  $75.00
 Urban Multiple Dog Licence  
Application  $60.00


Renewal  $30.00  
Microchipping At cost  
Replacement tag $5.00  
Impounding Fees (Dogs):
Registered Dog, 1st impounding $150.00  
Registered Dog, subsequent impoundings $250.00  
Unregistered Dog $300.00 Plus registration  
Unregistered Dog under 3 months $150.00 Plus registration  
After hours pound release fee $60.00  
Requires payment of all applicable fees (impounding, sustenance & after hours release)
Sustenence fee $10.00 per day  
 Destruction At Cost  
Re-housing fee $50.00  


  1. The criteria for these categories are given within the Stratford District Council Dog Control Policy.
  2. Any application to be a Select Dog Owner must be made before 30 April 2020.
  3. Infringements may be issued for all outstanding registrations after 1 October 2019.
  4. Registration forms will be posted to all known dog owners during the month of June. 

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