Chickens and ducks
An owner or occupier of land must not keep more than the following poultry (including restrictions on the type of poultry) without the written approval of the local government:
|Lot size||Maximum number of poultry|
|Up to 600m²||2 poultry (no ducks permitted)|
|601m² to 800m²||4 poultry (no ducks permitted)|
|801m² to 1,000m²||6 poultry (including a maximum of 2 ducks)|
|1,001m² to 5,000m²||12 poultry (including ducks)|
|5,001m² to 10,000m²||25 poultry (including ducks)|
|Over 10,000m²||50 poultry (including ducks)|
Roosters, turkeys, geese & peacocks/peahens
A person shall not keep or suffer to remain, in any residential area, a rooster, turkey, goose or geese, peacock or a peahen.
For information regarding the keeping and impounding of livestock, please contact Ranger Services on 9405 5000.