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Stonnington City

Profile Performance

Provision of animal management and responsible pet ownership services to the community including monitoring, registration, enforcement and education

Time taken to action animal management requests

Average number of days it has taken for council to action animal management requests. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator.

Stonnington City (2016-2017)

2.61 days

Similar Councils (2016-2017)

2.55 days

All Councils (2016-2017)

2.06 days

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2014-2015 0 0 0
2015-2016 1.3 days 2.91 days 2.17 days
2016-2017 2.61 days 2.55 days 2.06 days

Stonnington City Council Says...

In 2016/17 Council received 51% increase in the number of requests for animal management services.

Animals reclaimed from council

Percentage of all collected cats and dogs (feral and registered) which have been reclaimed

Stonnington City (2016-2017)

78.28%

Similar Councils (2016-2017)

54.69%

All Councils (2016-2017)

51.24%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2014-2015 78.00% 59.12% 54.99%
2015-2016 61.24% 55.19% 54.57%
2016-2017 78.28% 54.69% 51.24%

Stonnington City Council Says...

In 2016/17, Council increased the numbers of animals reclaimed to owners.

Cost of animal management service per registered animal

Direct cost to council of the animal management service per domestic animal (i.e. cats and dogs) that has been registered

Stonnington City (2016-2017)

$68.50

Similar Councils (2016-2017)

$52.89

All Councils (2016-2017)

$53.75

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2014-2015 $60.80 $46.78 $47.45
2015-2016 $65.09 $48.31 $50.43
2016-2017 $68.50 $52.89 $53.75

Stonnington City Council Says...

The result is consistent with 2015/16. Council responded to a 51% increase in the number of community requests for animal management services.

Animal management prosecutions

Number of animal management charges (excluding unpaid fines) that result in a prosecution in favour of council

Stonnington City (2016-2017)

6.00

Similar Councils (2016-2017)

11.71

All Councils (2016-2017)

10.84

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Stonnington City Similar Councils All Councils
2014-2015 1.00 10.76 11.44
2015-2016 3.00 11.05 11.24
2016-2017 6.00 11.71 10.84

Stonnington City Council Says...

Council pursues matters through the Magistrates' Court as appropriate. For that reason, the number of animal prosecutions within a twelve month period can be highly variable.

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