Keeping of Animals, Poultry and Bees - First Schedule
Conditions Relating To Stock Kept On Urban Properties
Clause 1803.1 - Stock In Urban Areas
- Fences must in the opinion of Council, be adequate to prevent Animals from wandering and all road gates to paddocks must be able to be securely fastened. In addition, an effective restraining wire shall be placed 1 metre from any neighbouring residential property.
- Stock shall not be kept in such number, manner, or of such size that in the opinion of the Council would cause a nuisance.
- Adequate water supply must be provided in an appropriate position on any area used to keep animals.
- Where natural feed on the section becomes insufficient, the animals (except horses) are to be removed. Feeding in for horses is permitted, provided no nuisance arises.
- Manure and any other offensive material is to be removed daily and disposed of in a way that avoids nuisance.
- The minimum area for the keeping of horses shall be not less than 2023 square metres for each horse (½ acre).
- The owner of any property, of area greater than 2000 square metres and which is rezoned residential, may seek exemption from these requirements provided that non-compliance does not create a nuisance for any adjoining property owner.
- Any electric fencing in the urban area must be:
- At least one (1) metre from any boundary and one (1) metre from any neighbouring residential property
- Suitably labelled to indicate that the fence is electried
- Checked daily to ensure it is operating correctly