Proposed Dogs Local Law 2023

Published on Thursday, 31 August 2023 at 4:50:25 PM

DOG ACT 1976

Notice is hereby given under section 3.12(3) that the City of Busselton proposes to make the City of Busselton Dogs Local Law the purpose and effect of which is as follows:


To repeal the Dogs Local Law of 2014 and make provisions about dogs which are permitted under the Dog Act 1976.


To provide Council with controls and regulatory measures in relation to matters such as the impounding of dogs, to control the number of dogs that can be kept on premises and the manner of keeping those dogs.

A copy of the local law may be inspected and a copy obtained at the City’s Administration Building, 2 Southern Drive, Busselton between the hours of 8.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday, on the City’s online engagement portal at and at any public library within the City of Busselton during normal opening hours.

Submissions about the proposed local law can be made via the City’s online engagement portal at or will be received by the Chief Executive Officer, Locked Bag 1, Busselton until no later than 19 October 2023.

Tony Nottle - Chief Executive Officer

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