Dog registration fees 2020/21

On display until 04 September 2020, 09:00 AM

Whanganui District Council gives notice, as required by Section 37(b), Dog Control Act 1996, of dog registration fees for the year 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

These fees were set by resolution of the Council on Tuesday, 10 April 2018, with no changes for the 2020/2021 registration year.

 

Non-working dogs

incl. GST

Full fee

First three dogs*

$120.00 fee per dog

 

Discount

 

Neutered/spayed

Veterinarian certificate or receipt required as proof (not applicable to working dogs)

$24.00 discount

Prompt payment

Registration paid on or before 31 July 2020 for first three dogs (not applicable to multi-dog reduced fee dogs)

$12.00 discount per dog

Responsible dog owner (RDO)

Owner has met criteria to be RDO. Applicable per dog (not applicable if registration is unpaid from 1 August 2020)

$24.00 discount

Multi-dog reduced fee*

For the fourth and subsequent non-working dog with one owner. Subject to pre-approval

$10.00 fee per dog

 

Penalty

 

Late payment

Registration unpaid from 1 September 2020 of registration year incurs a penalty

20% of outstanding fee

Classified dangerous dog

Additional fee for dogs classified as dangerous

150% of applicable fee

 

Working dogs

incl. GST

Full fee

First three working dogs*

$40.00 fee per dog

 

Discount

 

Prompt payment rebate

Registration paid on or before 31 July 2020 for first three working dogs

$4.00 discount per dog

Multi-working dog reduced fee*

For the fourth and subsequent working dog with one owner. Subject to pre-approval

$10.00 fee per dog

 

Penalty

 

Late payment

Registration unpaid on or after 1 September 2020 of registration year incurs a penalty

20% of outstanding fee

*Non-neutered/spayed and non-working dogs will be identified first when calculating first three dogs

 

Impounding fees

incl. GST

First impound

Within registration year

$90.00

Second and subsequent impound

Within registration year

$160.00 per dog

Sustenance fee

Charged after seven days

$15.00 daily

 

Other fees

incl. GST

Microchipping

 

$25.00

Sale of dog

Plus any other relevant charges

$35.00

Bark collar rental

Deposit required ($30.00 refund on return)

$10.00 fortnightly

 

Dog registration fees must be paid in full by Wednesday, 31 July 2020 to receive a prompt payment discount. If you have not received your notice by 1 July 2020, please call us on (06) 349 0001.

Payment options

  • Online payments by credit card/debit card (this is the Council’s preferred method of payment): Visit www.whanganui.govt.nz/dog-registration and choose the ‘Online’ option. You will need your ‘client number’ which can be found at the top of your dog registration notice.
  • Internet banking: Use the Council’s ANZ bank account 01 0790 0157888 02

Please quote your name, client number and animal number in the particulars and reference fields.

  • Cheque: Post to PO Box 637, Whanganui 4540.
  • Cash/Eftpos or Credit Card: Visit us at 101 Guyton Street, Whanganui, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5.00pm.

Please return your dog registration notice after you have checked that all relevant information is correct, ensure your date of birth is stated, then date and sign the declaration that the information is true and correct.