Ranger Services are responsible for enforcing the Dog Act 1976 as well as the City's Dogs Local Law 2011 which provides for the regulation, control and management of dogs within the district.
Responsible Dog Ownership
The City promotes responsible dog ownership. Being a responsible dog owner is about understanding your pet’s needs and your responsibilities to the community. The responsibility for a dog's actions rests with its owners.
Cleaning Up After Your Dog
Individuals are required to pick up after their dogs when in a public place. Failure to do so may result in a fine of $100. Dog faeces must be disposed of responsibly.
Numbers of Dogs
The City's Dogs Local Law permits the keeping of a maximum of two dogs over the age of three months in any area of the City other than the gazetted Kennel Zone.
Information on how to report a nuisance barking dog.