Animals & pets - Fees, forms & factsheets

Kempsey Shire Council’s animal forms and factsheets are designed to make it easy to find out about pet registration and pound fees, report an animal related issue and learn more about the control of dogs and cats in the shire.


For information on dog and cat registration or pound fees, see Schedule of Fees and Charges 2020-21(PDF, 1MB)


Report an issue form


Your dog and your responsibility(PDF, 157KB)

Microchip and register your pet(PDF, 87KB)

Barking dogs factsheet(PDF, 84KB)

A guide to dog attacks(PDF, 50KB)

Maps of off leash areas

Map of Crescent Head dog off-leash areas(PDF, 2MB)

Map of Hat Head dog off-leash areas(PDF, 2MB)

Map of Kempsey dog off-leash areas(PDF, 829KB)

Map of South West Rocks dog off-leash areas(PDF, 3MB)

Map of Stuarts Point & Grassy Head dog off-leash areas(PDF, 971KB)