Dog Control Bylaw Review

Community engagement on our current dog control rules is now closed.

We'll work through all the feedback and factor it in as we review and revise the Dog Control Bylaw. There will be formal consultation later in the year.


A snapshot of the current rules:

Before you provide your feedback, here's a snapshot of the existing rules for exercising your pooch:

Off lead exercise areas:

  • all QLDC rural general zones
  • all tracks and all reserves
    • Excluding: Queenstown Gardens, Marine Parade, Marine Parade Reserve, Queenstown Bay, Queenstown Hill walkway

Dogs must be on a lead at:

  • Cemeteries
  • Playgrounds and
  • any other public place not outlined above (this includes residential areas)

Dogs prohibited:

  • Buckingham St, Arrowtown
  • Butlers Green, Arrowtown
  • Marshall Park, Arrowtown
  • Schools (with the exception of approved school programmes)

You can read the existing rules in full below:

Please share your ideas and insights with us by 28 June 2019.


Community engagement on our current dog control rules is now closed.

We'll work through all the feedback and factor it in as we review and revise the Dog Control Bylaw. There will be formal consultation later in the year.


A snapshot of the current rules:

Before you provide your feedback, here's a snapshot of the existing rules for exercising your pooch:

Off lead exercise areas:

  • all QLDC rural general zones
  • all tracks and all reserves
    • Excluding: Queenstown Gardens, Marine Parade, Marine Parade Reserve, Queenstown Bay, Queenstown Hill walkway

Dogs must be on a lead at:

  • Cemeteries
  • Playgrounds and
  • any other public place not outlined above (this includes residential areas)

Dogs prohibited:

  • Buckingham St, Arrowtown
  • Butlers Green, Arrowtown
  • Marshall Park, Arrowtown
  • Schools (with the exception of approved school programmes)

You can read the existing rules in full below:

Please share your ideas and insights with us by 28 June 2019.


  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    We're looking for your ideas and insights on how you think our rules around dog control and ownership are working.   

    Your feedback will be used to help us with a formal review of our Dog Control Bylaw and Policy.  

    We're looking for your ideas and insights on how you think our rules around dog control and ownership are working.   

    Your feedback will be used to help us with a formal review of our Dog Control Bylaw and Policy.  

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