Dog Registration Fees - for a 12 month period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021

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 Pursuant to Section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996 the following will be the Dog Control fees for the 12 month period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

  Discounted Fee if paid prior to 1 September 2020 (per dog)

Standard Fee if paid from 1 September
(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) $35.00 $40.00
NB: Rural means: outside Stratford and Midhirst Urban areas    
General Dog Owner $145.00 $180.00
Good Dog Owner $115.00 $145.00
Select Dog Owner $60.00 $75.00


Urban Multiple Dog License 

Application $60.00
Renewal $30.00
Microchipping At cost
Replacement tag  $5.00


Impounding Fees

Replacement Tag $5.00
Registered dog - first impounding $150.00
Registered Dog - subsequent impounding $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)
Sustenance 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 June 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.

B Sutherland