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).

If there are more than three cats on a property, the owner is required to register all cats living at that property and requires special permission from the City. Should special permission be provided for more than three cats at a property the permission only applies to the cats nominated at the time of approval. Any new or additional cats at the property will also require special permission from the City.

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

  • Registered
  • Sterilised
  • Microchipped.