Fees & Charges

Dog Registration Fees

The fees for 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 are

Urban Dog

Registration Fee: Urban Dog  $120
(a) Fenced or a controlled property -$20
(b) No dog complaints impoundments or infringements within a two year period -$30
(c) Neutered or spayed -$10
Registration Fee inclusive of (a), (b) and (c)  $60
Licence Fee (three or more dogs)  $150

Rural Dog

Registration Fee: Rural Dog   $25
(a) Dog complaints impoundment or infringement within a two year period   $30

Late registration Fees

Urban dog 40%
Rural dog 40%


First Impoundment - current registration   $50
First Impoundment: - unregistered   $80
Every subsequent impoundment   $150
Destruction costs   Actual
Daily care - includes food, shelter and exercise   $15


Standard microchipping of dogs released from the pound   $36
Non-standard microchipping procedures will be charged at cost  
Additional fee for impounding or releasing dogs at weekends, public holidays or outside the Council's office hours   $50

All dogs not registered by 5.00pm on Friday 18 August 2017 will incur a late registration fee. Dogs not registered by Friday 15 September 2016 will incur an infringement notice. 

Registration forms will be sent to all known dog owners.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: info@goredc.govt.nz