Number of cats permitted on a property

The City of Joondalup Animal Local Law 1999 currently allows each households to keep three cats with the introduction of the Cat Act 2011 (this will be subject to review at a later date).

Keeping more than three cats on your property requires special permission from the City.

If there are more than three cats on a property, the owner is required to register all cats living at that property. Please be advised that cats cannot be replaced.

All cats on a property from the age of six months must be:

  • Registered
  • Sterilised
  • Microchipped.

For further information regarding the total number of cats allowed per household contact City Rangers.