How can we better manage dogs and cats in Nillumbik?

Nillumbik Shire Council would like to hear from the community about your views on animal management.

We will use your feedback to help prepare a new four- year Domestic Animal Management Plan (DAMP) 2022-2026.

Domestic Animal Management Plan

The DAMP aims to promote responsible pet ownership and the welfare of cats and dogs in the community, whilst protecting the community and environment from nuisance cats and dogs.

It will;

  • Set out how we manage cats and dogs in Nillumbik;
  • Inform our rules for managing dogs and cats (including Local Laws);
  • Outline how we can help the community play their part as responsible pet owners and;
  • Direct how Council will invest its time and resources.


Ways you can have a say:

The online survey below will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete or

Come and chat to us at one of our pop us.

Feedback closes 5pm, Friday 25 June

Privacy Collection Notice:

Nillumbik Shire Council is collecting your personal information for the purpose of facilitating effective community engagement in relation to the Domestic Animal Management Plan.

The full content of a personal submission including any name/s is a public record and may be made available for public inspection and included in Council business papers. Contact information will be redacted. Names will not be redacted unless anonymity is expressly requested and confidentiality granted to a submission.

The full content of a submission made on behalf of an organisation in relation to Council’s Domestic Animal Management Plan, including the name of the organisation is a public record and may be made available for public inspection and included in Council business papers.

Not providing the mandatory information will mean that your submission cannot be accepted.

You have the right to access and correct your personal information. Enquiries for access should be made to the Privacy Officer 9433 3271, privacy@nillumbik.vic.gov.au or PO Box 476, Greensborough Vic 3088.