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If you own pets or farm animals (other than a dog or cat) in Nillumbik, you will need to meet some state and local government requirements. These requirements help:
To find out about the requirements for dogs and cats, see:
Depending on the type and number of animals you wish to keep, and the size of your property, you may require a permit.
You will also need to apply to Council for a livestock permit to keep pets or farm animals if your property is zoned residential, regardless of the size of the property or the number of animals.
Apply for a permit to keep livestock
You are legally required to keep your pets and farm animals confined to your property. This means your property must have:
If you don't confine your animals, you may get a fine or your animals could be impounded.