Cats – Keeping 3 or more

To keep 3 or more cats on your property, you must apply in writing to Council – Application Form – to Keep 3 or More Cats

The Shire of Dardanup resolved to adopt a Cat Policy at its meeting held on 13 August 2014.

The Cat Policy:

  • Limits the number of cats on premises within the Shire of Dardanup to a maximum of four (4) cats over the age of six (6) months.

The objective of the Cat Policy is:

  • To encourage responsible cat ownership and compliance with the Shire of Dardanup Keeping and Control of Cats Local Law 2014, the Cat Act 2011 and Cat Regulations 2012.
  • To adopt a formal process for investigation and assessment of applications received from residents who wish to keep three (3) or more cats, but not more than four (4) (over the age of six (6) months. A $100 application fee applies.

Keeping 3 or more Cats Policy


The Shire has recently adopted a Keeping and Control of Cats Local Law 2014.  The law was gazetted on 22 August 2014 and will come into effect on 5 September 2014.