​​​Wandering stock can be dangerous

Stock wandering on roads are dangerous to motorists. If you see any stock wandering, please contact Council
on 03 307 7700 (24/7).

When a complaint is made, Council's Animal Control team provide traffic control until the animals are safely dealt with. Council will impound any wandering stock. If you find wandering stock on your land, please contact Council
on 03 307 7700 (24/7).

Impounded stock

If your stock has been impounded by Council, you must pay the relevant fees prior to release. The fees associated with the impounded of stock are (per animal):

  • $52 call out fee
  • $52 impound fee
  • At Cost

Our Keeping of Animals, Bees and Poultry Bylaw​​ has more information about keeping stock

Page reviewed: 26 Jul 2018 3:26pm