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Published on 01 October 2021
Macedon Ranges Shire Council is calling on residents with and without pets to help shape its new Domestic Animal Management Plan.
Council’s Director Planning and Environment, Angela Hughes said the new plan will provide a framework for Council’s animal management services for the next four years.
“We value pets and the role they play in the community and are keen to hear from everyone to ensure we develop a plan that balances the needs of pet owners with the wider community,” she said.
In Victoria, councils must develop a new domestic animal management plan every four years to set out services, programs and initiatives that promote responsible ownership of dogs and cats in the community.
A number of key initiatives were delivered as part of the previous Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017-2021, including:
Council will use the feedback gathered to inform the development of the draft plan, which will be released later this year for public comment.
There are a number of ways you can have your say:
Feedback is invited until 5pm on Thursday 21 October 2021.