The purpose of the policy is to provide a proactive, responsive, evolving approach to animal management that is consistent with Council’s Dog and Cat Management Strategy 2018-2022. This policy will provide direction in the application of Council's By-Laws relating to animal management, being Part 3 of the Darwin City Council By-laws (the Animal Management By-Laws).
This policy provides the framework to address:
- Responsible Pet Ownership
- Registration, Licencing and De-sexing
- Nuisance Behaviours
- Dog Attacks
- Animals in Public Places
- Pound Operations