Moreland City Council
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Moreland City Council covers an area just over 50 square kilometres and in located 5 kilometres from Melbourne to the north.  The council area has a mix of residential and industrial areas with major retailing also Sydney Road to the north.  Moreland City Council is also home to the decommissioned Pentridge Prison and also the main crematorium in Melbourne at Fawkner.
Suburbs within Moreland City Council:
Batman, Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick South, Brunswick West, Coburg, Fawkner, Fitzroy North, Glenroy, Gowanbrae, Hadfield, Merlynston, Moonee Vale, Moreland, Moreland West, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale, and Tullamarine.  
Dog Registration Requirements:
Moreland City Council requires all dogs over the age of 3 months to be registered.  Once the dog is registered with the council a unique tag is issued to the owner to be placed on the dogs collar. This tag aids in the prompt return of dogs that may be found wandering.
Number of Dogs Permitted Per House hold:
Moreland City Council allows a maximum number of 2 dogs per household on non farming land. 
Registration Fees:


 Unsterilised Dogs 
 Unsterilised Dogs (Pensioner) 
 Sterilised Dogs
 Sterilised Dogs (Pensioner) 
 Micro-chipped Dogs
 Micro-chipped Dogs (Pensioner) 
 Dogs over 10 years of age 
 Dogs over 10 years of age (Pensioner) 
 Working dogs 
 VCA dog members 
 Guide dogs, Greyhounds (racing) 


 Transfer of registration 
 Dog tag replacement 
 Restricted breeds / Dangerous dog /            Menacing dogs (no fee relief) 
Registration form:
Contact the Council for a copy of the Dog Registration Form
Council Contact Details:
Moreland City Council Offices are located at 90 Bell Street, Coburg (Melways Map 17 F12)
Opening hours are between 9:30 am and 5:00 pm weekdays.
Mailing address:                     Locked Bag 10, MORELAND 3058
Business Telephone:                (03)  9240 1111
Fax:                                         (03)  9240 1212
Email address:                      This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Pound Contact Details: 

Contact Moreland City Council on (03) 9240 1111 for pound details and opening times.
Animal Release Requirements:
  • All dogs and cats over the age of 3 months must be registered with Council prior to release.
  • Owner identification is required at release.
  • Fines will be imposed for unregistered animals and animals at large.