Animals and land sizes

​The maximum number of animals (per type), which can be kept without an Excess Animals Permit is dependent on the overall size of your property.

To view or download an excess animals permit, please click the link below:

The following table is derived from Lockyer valley Regional Council Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011 Schedule 2:

​Animal type​Land size (square metres)​Number of animals allowed without a permit
​Dog

​Less than 4,000

4,000 - 19,999

More than 20,000

​2

3

4

​Cat​All​4
​Horse, deer, donkey, cow, bull, sheep, goat, alpaca or llama

​Less than 4,000

4,000 - 19,999

20,000 - 39,999

40,000 or greater

​0

1 large or 2 small animals*

2 large or 4 small animals*

No permit required to keep large animals and/or small animals*

​Bees​Less than 4000​0 (hives)

​Poultry 
 




Roosters



​Less than 4,000

4,000 - 9,999

 

More than 10,000

Less than 10,000


20

40

 

60

Prohibited to be kept on all land less than 10,000 sqm

​Budgerigar, canary or other bird of similar size

​Less than 1,000

More than 1,000

​20

No restriction

​Cockatoo, galah or other bird of similar size (including pigeons)

​Less than 1,000

More than 1,000

​20

No restriction

*Large animals include horse, deer, donkey, cow or bull.

*Small animals include sheep, goat, alpaca or llama.

 

​Land Size Comparisons ​ ​
4,000m^2 = 1 acre                                       10,000m^2 = 1 hectre                                         1hectre = 2.5 acres​

 

Page reviewed: 06 Nov 2018 2:59pm