How many dogs can you keep in town and out of town?
In town there is a maximum of two dogs per household and out of town a maximum of five.
How many chickens can you keep in town and out of town?
There is no specified allowed amount per household, but roosters are not allowed in town.
Does the Council have animal traps available for hire?
Yes. Council has traps available free to residents for a maximum hiring period of two weeks with a refundable deposit of $50. Residents requiring advice or assistance in obtaining traps should contact the Council office.
Can I burn in town and out of town?
There is no burning "in" town areas. Out of town and in horticulture areas, burning can be carried out, out of fire season or in fire season with a permit obtained from the Council, between 9am and 6pm with the correct precautions taken.
I have no bins on my property and can I purchase second bins?
Any property with a house being occupied all year is eligible to an initial bin, at no cost. Commercial properties shall be entitled to the number of bins equivalent to the number of rated assessments.
Bins and Bin Accessories are available for purchase from the Council Office, please contact for current fees on 8582 1922.