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A new Domestic Animal Management Plan 2022-26 has been drafted for Bayside following extensive community engagement and research to balance the needs and promote the safety and welfare of our pets, people and environment.

Council will consider community feedback from the second phase of consultation and a proposed Domestic Animal Management Plan at its May 2022 meeting.

Community consultation

The proposed Domestic Animal Management Plan has been informed by two phases of community engagement.

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  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Research and new ideas

    18 October - 28 November 2021

    First phase of community consultation to measure community experience, expectations and satisfaction, and test new ideas.

    Read our community engagement plan.

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Set actions for draft DAMP 2022-26

    December 21 - February 22

    Analyse community feedback and set objectives and actions for a draft DAMP 2022-26

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    Draft DAMP open for feedback

    17 March - 18 April 2022

    Council considered the draft Domestic Animal Management Plan 2022-26 at its March 2022 meeting.

    The second phase of community engagement will measure community support for key actions within the Plan. Then we’ll revise the draft Plan in response to feedback received.

  • Timeline item 4 - active

    A new DAMP for Bayside

    May 2022

    Council is expected to consider adopting a proposed Domestic Animal Management Plan 2022-26 in May 2022.

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Community engagement plan

Contact us

If you’d like a printed survey or to learn more about this project, contact us via the details below. Printed surveys will also be available from Council's Corporate Centre and Bayside libraries during consultation periods. Anonymous submissions will also be accepted via any of the below methods.

Name Local Laws
Phone 9599 4626
In writing

76 Royal Avenue,
Sandringham, Victoria, 3191


PO Box 27 Sandringham 3091

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(03) 9599 4444

Bayside City Council, 76 Royal Avenue

PO Box 27, Sandringham VIC 3191

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