Ranger Services

Ranger Services operate from 7am to 9pm September to April, and 7am to 7pm May to August, 7 days a week. 

Ranger Services: 9377 7480

Cats & Dogs

Cats & Dogs must be mircochipped, sterilized and registered with your local Council.

Cat Registration

Dog Registration

The Town’s Ranger Services is responsible for the impounding of stray dogs and cats.   
Prior to the impounding of a dog or cat, Rangers endeavor to return your dog or cat to you by accessing ownership details. Ownership details of your cat or dog is available to Rangers via your dog or cat’s registration tag and the details stored on the animals microchip.

If your dog or cat is missing, please contact the Town’s Ranger Service on 9377 7480. 

Please be aware that if your animal is impounded, all impound fees, registration fees and microchipping charges are to be paid in full prior to release, and that no discounts or payment plans are available.

Amendments to the Dog Act 1976 were passed by the Western Australian Parliament. The provisions, together with a new set of regulations, came into effect on 1 November 2013. 

Dog Act


To provide a safe parking environment the Rangers actively patrol the Town to ensure all residents and visitors comply with the Town's Parking Local Laws. The Rangers monitor footpaths, verges, ACROD bays, schools and timed parking.


To protect the safety of school children Rangers regularly check around schools to ensure cars are parked sensibly.


Motorists are advised to observe traffic restrictions and parking notices. Infringement Notices will be issued to offending motorists.

Fire Hazards

Rangers are responsible for ensuring the Town is free of fire hazards all year round. Annual inspections are carried out to ensure all properties comply by 31 October each year. For further advice on how to protect your home contact Ranger Services.

Litter and Illegal Dumping

The Town encourages residents and visitors to help keep our natural environment clean and litter free. Littering is an offence under the Litter Act and the Town's Rangers issue fines to offenders.

People caught illegally dumping waste in bushland areas or on road verges will receive an on the spot fine. Under the Litter Act they could also face prosecution and incur fines of up to $1000.

Residents with any concerns or enquiries can contact Ranger Services.


Tel: 9377 7480
Email: mail@bassendean.wa.gov.au