New Dog Control Policy and Bylaw adopted

Published on 12 August 2022

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In June, we asked the community for feedback on our Dog Control Policy and Bylaw. 

We received 156 submissions and the new policy has been formally adopted by Council, with one small amendment: it was agreed to remove the discounted registration fee class for ‘Rural’ and include a new ‘stock-herding’ category. 

Both the bylaw and the policy are available on our Animal Services webpage under the ‘Related Information’ section, along with a handy FAQ document that explains a bit about the changes and how they may affect people.