The cat(s) must be kept in accordance with the minimum standards for the species prescribed in Schedule 5 of Subordinate Local Law No.2 (Animal Management) 2011.  Any breach of these conditions may result in the withdrawal of the approval.
Purpose
 
This application is to seek approval for the keeping of cats on properties within the Townsville City Council local government area.  Cat approvals expire on 31 August each year.
Type of Approval *
Application Details
 
If contact details change, please update Council and the relevant microchipping company.
Is the animals main address as above? *
Details of animal
Gender *
Desexed *
Do you have a second cat? *
Gender
Desexed
Pensioner concession (if relevant)
Queensland Pensioner Concession Card issued by Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affairs Health Card (all conditions wthin Australia) or Department of Verterans' Affairs Health Card (Totally and Permanently Incapacitated).
Conditions
 
1. The approval expires 31 August each year.
2. The approval is restricted to keep up to one cat on Magnetic Island or the Paluma Range area, and up to two cats elsewhere within the Townsville City Council local government area.
3. All reasonable steps are taken to prevent the cat(s) from causing a nuisance or disturbance to the occupiers of other premises.
4. Any enclosure in which the cat(s) are kept is maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, disinfected regularly and in good condition.
5. Any enclosure in which the cat(s) are kept is properly drained and that run-off is prevented from entering adjoining land.
6. Any material that is, or is likely to become offensive is collected daily and if not immediately disposed of is kept in a waste container approved by Council.
7. This approval is only valid for the person at the address stated above. You must advise Council if you change address or no longer require approval.
 
The cat(s) must be kept in accordance with the minimum standards for the species prescribed in Schedule 5 of Subordinate Local Law No. 2 (Animal Management) 2011. Any breach of these conditions may result in the withdrawal of the approval.
Microchipping 
Any cats obtained, purchased or acquired are now required by law to be microchipped.  Kittens are required to be microchipped before 12 weeks of age.
Application declaration
I hereby apply for approval to keep up to two cats (or one on Magnetic Island or in the Paluma Range area), and declare that the particulars provided on this form are true and correct in every detail.  I agree to comply with Council's terms and conditions listed above.
Payment
A customer service officer will phone you to take payment for your cat approval application.
I acknowledge the above conditions *
Confirmation of approval will be forwarded by mail or email.
Privacy collection statement
 
Townsville City Council collects and manages personal information in the course of performing its activities, functions and duties. We respect the privacy of the personal information held by us. The way in which Council manages personal information is governed by the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). We are collecting your personal information in accordance with Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011, Local Law 2 Animal Management 2011, and the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008. The information will be used to process this application for cat approval, renewal approvals, identify owners of rescued cats and inform any potential compliance actions in relation to this activity. Generally, we will not disclose your personal information outside of Council unless we are required to do so by law, or unless you give your consent to this disclosure. For further information about how we manage your personal information please see our Information Privacy Policy.