The new Dog Control Bylaw is now in effect – What does this mean for you?
Some of the important changes that may affect you are the areas where you can take your dog.
See lists of the areas in Marlborough where:
Dogs can be exercised off lead
Dogs can be exercised but must on a lead at all times
Areas where dogs are prohibited – this now includes the Blenheim CBD
There are also other important changes you need to be aware of – listed below are a few of these:
Dogs are allowed On-Leash in the Picton CBD
Amendments to other areas in Picton – view all parks and reserves in the Bylaw
Amendments to the Multiple Dog Property Licence – view Clause 406 in the Bylaw for more information
All of the Taylor Dam area is an On-Leash area including the forest area south of the locked gates
Dogs are prohibited within 3 metres of any children’s playground
Dogs are prohibited from all sports grounds – special concessions do apply to some sports grounds – view all parks and reserves in the Bylaw
Dogs are prohibited from the Wither Hills
Dogs are prohibited from the Japanese Gardens at Harling Park
You can view this Bylaw here on Council’s website marlborough.govt.nz under ‘Dog and Animal Laws’, or you can collect a copy from Council offices in Blenheim and Picton.