Dog and Animal Control

Dog and Animal Control Legislation

The Chatham Islands Council carries out animal control functions including control of dogs, stock on public roads and other domestic animals. This function is in accordance with the Dog Control Act 1996, the Impounding Act 1995 and animal control bylaws.

Download the Chatham Islands Dog Control Bylaw 2002 pdf 79 kB
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Public Consultation now open – draft Dog Control Policy 2017 and draft Dog Control Bylaw 2017

The draft Dog Control Bylaw 2017 and draft Dog Control Policy 2017 is now open for public consultation and submissions. Click here to read the find out how to have your say.