Poultry, Roosters and Cockerels

There are limitations on the number of poultry, roosters and cockerels allowed on urban and non-urban properties.

An approval is required to keep birds if you have:

  • More than 25 birds on an urban property.

  • More than 20 poultry on an urban property that is 800m2 or greater.

Poultry fact sheet

For information on all animals regulated through council, refer to our local laws:

To find out more about approvals for keeping more than the above number of birds or to apply for a licence, refer to Additional Animals

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