Council issues guidelines regarding the healthy and considered management of animals kept in the area. Planning staff, Ranger Sevices and Environmental Health Officers are all involved as responsible officers with regard to various aspects of animal management.
Wild animals are usually best left alone, however an injured animal can be helped and specialist assistance can be given by Fauna Rescue of SA Inc. Familiarise yourself with this group at their site, click here.
Council recommends a few simple guidelines for management of domestic animals.
Please contact Council's Planning staff should you wish to keep animals such as sheep, goats or horses.
If keeping chickens it is recommended that there are no roosters due to noise problems
The following are the most frequently asked questions (with answers) in respect of this subject:
Does Council allow Chickens to be kept?
How many chickens can I have?
Can the birds free range?
Can I keep a sheep to keep grass down?
Responsible Officer: Ranger Services or Environmental Health Officers