Cat breeders

Cat breeders or those who are planning to become breeders must apply for a cat breeding permit from the City.

To apply for a cat breeding permit:

  • An application must be submitted to the City using the apply to breed cats online form
  • Payment of the non refundable fee must accompany the application form

If approved, a Cat Breeder Certificate is issued and is valid for 12 months from date of approval. Annual renewal and inspections are required.

Important information

  • The penalty for an unapproved breeder is between $200.00 and $5,000.00
  • Fees to keep breeding cats are $100.00 per cat per year
  • Conditions apply to cat breeding permits and a non-refundable fee is payable upon lodgement of an application
  • Approved Cat Breeding Permit is valid for 12 months
  • Annual renewal and inspections will be conducted