There  is no impounded dogs.



Fees (2018 – 2019)

First impounding during the year (first during a 12 month period) $85.00
Second impounding during the year (second during a 12 month period) $170.00
Third impounding during the year (third during a 12 month period – prosecution thereafter) $255.00
Seizure fee $99.00
Sustenance and care fee (per day) $22.00

View or download the full Schedule of Fees and Charges 2018 – 2019 [PDF 1.18 MB]


Payment of impounding and other fees should be made at the Council building during office hours. Arrangements will then be made for the return of your dog.

There are a number of ways you can pay accounts owing to the Upper Hutt City Council including online payment.

Ways to pay

For further information or to contact the Animal Control office telephone (04) 527 2169 during office hours. Calls after hours are directed to answer services and urgent matters are notified to an Animal Control Officer.

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Last updated on 03 Apr 2019