Council & City

Fees and charges for Environmental Health, Animal Control, Burial and Cremation: effective 1 July 2019

Friday June 14 2019

The Council has reviewed its fees and charges for a range of services and hereby gives public notice of the results of that review, which were adopted by resolution at a meeting of the Council on 29 April 2019. These new fees and charges will be effective from 1 July 2019.

Fees and charges for environmental health, animal control and burial & cremation will be increased by approximately 5%.

Copies of the detailed fees and charges can be inspected and/or obtained through the Council’s website (see downloads at bottom of page) or at our customer service centre on the Square. 

Dog registration fees for 2019-20

Dog registration fees are imposed under the Dog Control Act and are necessary to recover the cost to the Palmerston North City Council of providing animal control services.

The fees for 2019-20 (GST inclusive) are as follows:

Work type

Standard fee if paid by 1 August 2019

Total fee (including penalty) if paid after 1 August 2019

General registration



General registration (desexed dog)



Preferred owner



Preferred owner (desexed dog)



Rural non-working



Rural non-working (desexed dog)



Rural working



Disability assist



Certified for use by specified agency



Disability assist and specified agency are as defined in section 2 of the Dog Control Act 1996.