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Farm Animals

Devonport City Council has no by-laws at present regarding the prohibition of keeping farm animals.

All animals should be well housed and not be a nuisance to their neighbours.

Should you have issues with Nuisance Animals you can contact the Council on 03 6424 0511 to discuss the matter with the Environmental Health Department.

If you have a concern in relation to the health and well being of an animal please call the RSPCA on 1300 139 947, 24 hours a day, seven days a week


It is a requirement for all beekeepers commercial and non commercial to register with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment. Registration is free until at least 2025.