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Dog Control Fees & Charges
Ngā Utu Whakahaere Kurī

See dog control fees and charges including dog registration fees and fees for impounded dogs.

Dog Control

Dog Control Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Dog Registration FeesFee (incl GST)
Note: According to Section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996
Note: Dog registration fees for the year are payable from 1 July in respect of all dogs ages 3 months or over, based on existing fees.
Note: Dogs not registered by 1 August will incur an additional 50% registration fee.
Note: Registration and replacement tags are supplied free of charge.
Urban Dogs
Urban Dogs$162.00
Urban plus Neutered Dogs$127.00
Urban plus Special Owner Dogs$127.00
Urban Special Owner plus Neutered$70.00
Rural Dogs
Rural Dogs$70.00
Dog Collars
Impounded DogsFee (incl GST)
Note: Impounded dogs will only be released between the hours of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday once all fees are paid in full.
Note: No releases will be made on Saturday, Sunday or public holidays.
Note: As authorised under the Dog Control Act 1996
Note: Charges will apply for dogs uplifted for barking complaints, threatening public safety, non-registration or any other purpose.
Pound Fees
Seizure fee (per dog)$60.00
Poundage fee (per dog)$60.00
Additional poundage fee for second and subsequent impoundings (per dog)$70.00
Sustenance fee (per dog per day or part thereof)$18.00
Surrender disposal fee (in addition to applicable impounding charges and sustenance)$80.00
Notification fee$50.00
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