Keeping of livestock
What is the 'keeping of livestock'?
The keeping of livestock includes, but is not limited to the stabling or paddocking of:
- alpacas and/or
When is a planning application required?
How is a planning application assessed?
When the City considers a livestock application, we assess the application against the requirements of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Stocking rate guidelines for rural small holdings.
The type of livestock proposed to be kept on a property and what they are being used for will affect the assigned land use classification. Land use classifications we may assign to your proposal (as defined in the City's Local Planning Scheme No.17(PDF, 2MB)) include:
How do I prepare my planning application?
The following information needs to be included in your planning application. You may submit your application to the City via post or in person. The City does not currently accept electronic planning applications.
If you require an application because your property is affected by aircraft noise, please also familiarise yourself with the Section 70A notification process, prior to submitting your application.