How many animals can I have?
In a residential area, you do not need a permit if you have no more than the maximum number of animals allowed.
You do not need a permit if you do not exceed the maximum number of animals allowed in a residential area. You are not allowed to keep animals that are not listed.
Application to keep more than the allowed number of animals.
Animal limits - Residential area
|Type of animal||Maximum number|
|Poulty (no roosters)||10|
Can I keep bees?
You can keep bees when you:
- Register with Agriculture Victoria
- Have the consent of your neighbours
- A permit from Council is only required if you keep more than one (1) hive
- Apply for a permit from Council. You need to provide proof of registration with Agriculture Victoria