Proposed Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw

The Council is currently reviewing the Dog Control Policy and Dog Control Bylaw. We are proposing a few amendments to the current documents. An interactive map has been developed to view the proposed dog control areas.

Why have a dog control policy and dog control bylaw?

The Dog Control Act 1996 sets some national rules for dogs and requires Councils to set local rules. Our Dog Control Policy:

The Dog Control Bylaw enables us to enforce our Dog Control Policy.

Consultation documents


Submissions on this proposal have closed.

Submissions received can be read using the links below:

For further information please contact Monique Eade on 03 314 0095 or