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.
For more information, please contact Council’s Animal Management Branch on (07) 4189 9100 or email Council.
Can't find what you are looking for or need some further assistance? Contact Council's Compliance Section here.
Fees and Charges
Peruse Council's current Fees and Charges.
Council's Local Law and Subordinate Local Law 2 has provisions for the keeping of additional animals under certain circumstances.
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.
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
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
Find designated dog off-leash areas within the South Burnett region.
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.
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.
Lost, Found & Impounded Animals
This section includes information for if your pet has gone missing, found animals and impounding fees.
Straying & Roaming Animals
Wandering pets and livestock can cause a danger to motorists as well as property owners and the general public.