Cost to release pet


​Type ​Description​Fees ​             Extra
First release dog
  • ​Currently registered;
  • No history of previous impoundment; or
  • Other history that indicates owner has not been responsible for any animal within the preceding 12 months
Nil release fee
Daily charges will still be applicable & After Hours fee if required
Dog or cat




Any applicable Registration Fees


Daily charges

$27 per day

​After-hours Fee

(If applicable)



If a dog or cat is impounded two or more times within a 12-month period, the dog or cat owner may be issued with an infringement find as well as having to pay the release fees.  

Daily Charges:

  • $27 per day or part thereof per animal.  

Registration fees

Registration fees can be found under the Registration and Microchipping page of Council's website.


Page reviewed: 01 Jul 2020 12:15pm