Animal Infringements

   

The table below lists the most commonly issued animal related infringements in Baw Baw Shire.

Please ensure you are aware of your responsibilities to avoid receiving a fine.

 Description Cost 
Failure to register a dog or cat   $330
Failure to renew a dog or cat registration $330
Dog at large (day) $248
Dog at large (night) $330
Cat at large

$83

No dog/cat identification marker   $83
Dog/cat being a nuisance $83
Non-serious injury caused by a dog attack  $413
Allowing a dog to rush at or chase a person  $165
 Pound release fee (per animal) not current / unregistered $143.50
 Day fees for impounded animal  $25
 Microchipping fee  $64
Registration fee (varies please see registration page)  $40

Infringements change annually and may vary. Infringements must be paid by the due date. Failure to pay the infringement by the due date may result in further enforcement action being taken and incurring further costs.

If objecting to your fine, a written application for an internal review must be received by Baw Baw Shire Council providing your full details before the due date as shown on the front of the infringement notice. Your objection should outline the reasons you believe that special consideration should be given. You will be notified in writing of the outcome of your objection.

You may be eligible to apply to pay the infringement under a payment plan. Please phone 5624 2411 during business hours for more information.