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Draft Animal Management Policy

Draft Animal Management Policy

Council is currently reviewing its Animal Management Policy and associated Guidelines in accordance with the requirements of the Dog Control Act 2000; (sections 7 Dog Management Policy and 24 Public Notice of Intention to Declare Areas’). The Draft Animal Management Policy provides clear direction on the Council’s and community member’s roles and responsibilities in accordance with the relevant legislation., and Circular Head residents are invited to provide submissions on Council’s draft policy.

Copies of the documents are available below or at Council’s Smithton office.

Submissions can be made via the “Your Say” page on Council’s website, in writing to the General Manager,

PO Box 348 Smithton, TAS 7330, or via email to

Consultation closes at 5pm on Monday 8 February 2021.

Draft Animal Management Policy

Draft Animal Guidelines

Draft Appendix A - Code for responsible dog ownership

Draft Appendix B – Declared areas (DOGS)

Draft Appendix C - Declared Areas (Cats)