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Dog fine payments and appeals

Current fees

The table below lists the offences against the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995 and the associated expiation fee.

A late fee of $66.00 applies for failing to pay an expiation notice by the due date.

Unregistered Dog Sec 33(2)$170.00
Unregistered Dangerous/Prescribed Breed Dog Sec 33(2)$750.00
Wandering at Large Sec 43$210.00
Wandering at Large Dangerous/Prescribed Breed Dog Sec 43$750.00
Dog in School Grounds etc Sec 45A(2)$315.00
Dog in School Grounds etc Dangerous/Prescribed Breed Dog Sec 45A(2)$750.00
Dog in Shop without Consent Sec 45A(3)$315.00
Dog in Shop without Consent Dangerous/Prescribed Breed Dog Sec 45A(3)$750.00
Dog Not Properly Identified Sec 40$170.00
Dog Not Properly Identified Dangerous/Prescribed Breed Dog Sec 40$750.00
Dog Chasing Vehicle Sec 45A(4)$315.00
Creating a Nuisance by Barking Sec 45A$315.00
Failure to Remove Dog Faeces Sec 45A(6)$210.00
Not Restrained being transported etc Sec 45(1)$210.00
Dog Attack/Harrassment Sec 44(2)$315.00
Dog Causing Injury to Person etc Sec 45A(1)$315.00
Prescribed Breed without Muzzle Sec 45B(1)$750.00
Prescribed Breed not on Leash Sec 45B(1)$750.00
Greyhound without a Muzzle Sec 45C(1)$315.00
Greyhound not on a Leash Sec 45C(1)$315.00
Dog Subject to Order Fails to Notify etc Sec 56$210.00
Fail to Notify New Owner of Order Sec 57$210.00
Fail to Notify Council of Registration Change Sec 37(1)$315.00
Fail to Notify Council of Guard Dog Reg 8$170.00
Impound Fee$181.50

Payment direct to the City of Marion

Credit Card Payment may be made directly to the City of Marion eServices website.

Please call the Customer Service Centre
* 8.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.
* Please have the expiation notice available at the time of the call.

In person
Present your expiation notice to the Customer Service Centre at the City of Marion, 245 Sturt Road, Sturt.
* EFTPOS and credit cards accepted.

Cheques or Money Orders should be made payable to the City of Marion and forwarded with the payment slip to City of Marion, Locked Bag 1, Oaklands Park SA 5046.
* Receipts will only be issued if clearly requested.
* Post dated cheques will be returned unless prior arrangements have been made.

Payments by instalments

If you cannot afford to pay your expiation in full by the due date, please contact the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit to make an enquiry.

(Please note: you can not pay a dog impound fee by instalment through the Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit)

How can I appeal against a dog fine (Expiation Notice)

An application for review can be submitted on one occasion only.

Appeals against expiation notices must be in writing using the Review of Decision Application Form.

These forms are available from Council upon request, or can be downloaded below.

Once you have filled the form in, you can then submit your form via the My Marion Customer Portal.

Step one - download and fill in form

Step two - submit form via My Marion