Public Notice - Proposed Cat Local Law 2021

Public Notice - Proposed Cat Local Law 2021
10 February 2021

The City of Kwinana has resolved to create a new local law relating to Cats.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1995

PROPOSED LOCAL LAW

Proposed Cat Local Law 2021

The City of Kwinana has resolved to create a new local law relating to Cats.

The purpose and effect of the local law relating to Cats are follows:

The purpose is to provide for greater regulation and control of cats.

The effect is to:

  1. limit the number of cats that can be kept by requiring a permit for more than 2 cats;
  2. create an offence to abandon a cat;                     
  3. create an offence to not comply with a notice to prevent a cat causing a nuisance
  4. ensure cats are confined;
  5. manage requests for the local government to destroy a cat; and
  6. permit the City to issue notices and/or infringements for failure to comply.

A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Council Administration Office, corner Gilmore Avenue and Sulphur Road, Kwinana between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, or view the Proposed Cat Local Law 2021 online.

Submissions about the proposed local law including the National Competition Policy requirements may be made to:

Chief Executive Officer

City of Kwinana

PO Box 21

Kwinana WA 6167

All submissions must be received by 4pm, 2 April 2021. For further information please contact the Manager Governance and Legal at Russell.Mark@kwinana.wa.gov.au or on 9439 0218.

Wayne Jack

Chief Executive Officer