Dog Registration Fees - for a 12 month period from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018

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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 2017 to 30 June 2018.


Fee After 31 July 2017
(25% penalty fee)

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    
Disability Assist Dog Exempt Exempt
General Dog Owner $140.00 $175.00
Good Dog Owner $110.00 $130.00
Select Dog Owner $55.00 $65.00

         The criteria for these categories are given within the Stratford District Council Dog Policy.

Replacement Tag $5.00
Impounding (registered dog) $110.00
Registered Dog (subsequent impounding) $150.00
First Impounding (unregistered dog) $260.00
First impounding (unregistered dog under 3 months) $110.00 (plus registration)
Sustenance $6.00 (per day)
Destroying of dog At cost
Re-housing fee $35.00
Urban Multiple Dog Licence Application $40.00
Urban Annual Dog Licence - Annual Renewal $10.00


All dogs must be registered before reaching three months of age.

Note : Registration forms will be posted to all known dog owners during the month of June.

L Dagg