Pursuant to the provisions of the Dog Control Act 1996, public notice is hereby given that the fees for the registration and control of dogs for the year commencing 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 are due and payable from 1July 2019. All dogs must be registered before 1 August 2019.
The following fees are prescribed and apply to all dogs over the age of three months:
1. Dog Registration and Control Fees
Urban Dogs - $155 per dog
Urban Dogs - Neutered - $122 per dog
Urban Dogs - Special Owner Scheme - $122 per dog
Urban Dogs - Neutered and Special Owner Scheme - $67 per dog
Rural Dogs - Special Owner Scheme - $67 per dog
2. An additional late registration fee of 50% of the fee that would have been payable on dogs which must be registered before 1 August 2019.
3. A registration tag will be supplied for each dog on registration.
All fees include Goods and Services Tax.
Dog owners are encouraged to register their dogs before 1 August 2019. In addition to a late registration fee, failure to register any dog may also result in the issue of an Infringement Notice, which carries a fine of $300, and disqualification from the Special Owner Scheme.
Registrations may be paid at the Council Offices, Maniapoto Street, Otorohanga or by posting the fees to the Otorohanga District Council, P O Box 11, Otorohanga.