Excess animals permits
To keep additional animals, you need to complete an application for an excess animal permit form.
Consent of all adjoining neighbours is required. A local laws officer might visit your property or contact you for additional information.
- Take your completed application form and all relevant documentation in person to a Council Customer Service Centre
- Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Return the completed application form and all relevant documentation to:
City of Greater Dandenong
PO Box 200
DANDENONG VIC 3175
|Ferrets, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits or Rodents||8|
|Birds (all poultry, except roosters)*||20|
A maximum of 10 birds is allowed on land that is less than 400 square metres in size.
**Roosters are prohibited under Greater Dandenong Local Law 2
Local Law No. 2 (General Local Law) - 324KB
Changing the number of animals
If you need to increase the number of animals a new application for an excess animal permit needs to be completed.
Application for an Excess Animal Permit - 222KB
If the number of animals you have decreases you don't need to complete a new permit, simply contact Council's Customer Service so we can update your records.