Overview Overview

On this site you will find information relating to animal management in the South Burnett Region. Click on the links below to be directed to the relevant information, or alternatively, email a general animal enquiry through to Council's Compliance Team.


Can't find what you are looking for or need some further assistance? Contact Council's Compliance Section here.

Fees & Charges

Peruse Council's current Fees and Charges. more

Animal Permits

Council's Local Law and Subordinate Local Law 2 has provisions for the keeping of additional animals under certain circumstances. more

Animals Allowed by Property Size & Location

Conduct a search on your property to determine the maximum number of animals you can keep on your property without prior approval. more

Barking Dogs

Barking is the most common animal behaviour problem Council is asked to deal with. Find more information regarding what can be done when barking dogs become a nuisance. more

Dangerous, Menacing & Restricted Dogs

Pet owners are responsible and legally liable for the actions of their animals. Find information on dog attacks and declared dangerous, menacing and restricted dogs. more

Dog Parks

Find designated dog off-leash areas within the South Burnett region. more

Dog Registration

The Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008 requires that all dogs over the age of 12 weeks are registered with Council. Find forms and fees in this section. more

Keeping of Animals

As a responsible pet owner, you have an obligation to care for the health and wellbeing of your pet, as well as a duty to ensure your animal’s activities don’t interfere with your neighbours or the environment. more

Livestock Services

Council's Saleyard facilities, stock clearing facilities and stock route water facilities. more

Lost, Found & Impounded Animals

This section includes information for if your pet has gone missing, found animals and impounding fees. more

Straying & Roaming Animals

Wandering pets and livestock can cause a danger to motorists as well as property owners and the general public. more