We are responsible for managing public spaces including our beaches, parks and bushlands. With around 10,000 dogs living in the Byron Shire, we also have a role in managing dogs in those spaces.
Following community feedback, the Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy(PDF, 5MB) was adopted in late 2022.
The Dogs in Public Spaces Strategy encourages responsible pet ownership and compliance with legislation.
The strategy considers the needs of dog owners and everyone who uses and enjoys our public spaces.
The Strategy was developed in three stages:
The project has explored:
The project outcome is two key documents: