The Central Goldfields Shire Domestic Animal Management Plan was adopted at an Ordinary Meeting of Council last night (30/01).
Central Goldfields Shire Council Chief Administrator Noel Harvey said the Domestic Animal Management Plan provides the necessary framework to guide Council’s management of domestic animals for the period 2017 to 2021.
“The Plan provides a plan for promoting responsible pet ownership and assists Council achieve a professional, consistent and proactive approach to domestic animal management.
“It also ensures that as a Council we meet our obligations under the Domestic Animals Act 1994.”
“The Plan aims to create an environment where people and pets can peacefully co-exist in the community; promote responsible pet ownership; ensure the welfare and health of pets; and protect people and animals from attacks by dogs and cats.”
Residents were invited to have their say on the draft Plan in November/December last year and no submissions were received.
The Plan is available to view here.