Keeping Dogs in Logan

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UPDATED August 2019

We are reviewing our dog keeping local laws and this is the second round of community engagement.

From March to May 2019, we asked you to Have Your Say on our current cat and dog keeping local laws. We received 2,346 responses in total, 1,228 were specific to keeping dogs in Logan.

We asked about the following topics:

  • General dog keeping requirements, including;
  • The number of dogs you should be able to keep on your property
  • Effective control of dogs
  • Dog enclosures/fencing requirements

Did we hear you correctly?

All insights from the first round of engagement have been considered and now we want to hear from you again. You can have your say by:

Also, don't forget to let us know if you provided feedback during the first round of community engagement by participating in our quick poll.

You have until September 15 to Have Your Say.

UPDATED August 2019

We are reviewing our dog keeping local laws and this is the second round of community engagement.

From March to May 2019, we asked you to Have Your Say on our current cat and dog keeping local laws. We received 2,346 responses in total, 1,228 were specific to keeping dogs in Logan.

We asked about the following topics:

  • General dog keeping requirements, including;
  • The number of dogs you should be able to keep on your property
  • Effective control of dogs
  • Dog enclosures/fencing requirements

Did we hear you correctly?

All insights from the first round of engagement have been considered and now we want to hear from you again. You can have your say by:

Also, don't forget to let us know if you provided feedback during the first round of community engagement by participating in our quick poll.

You have until September 15 to Have Your Say.

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    We asked:

    • Can dog/s live in units, flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwelling and dual occupancy properties without Council approval?
    • Can dog/s live on a small property, less than 350m2 without Council approval?
    You said:
    • Yes! 75% said dogs can live in units, flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwellings and dual occupancy properties.
    • Yes! 82% said dogs can live on small properties less than 350m2.
    What do you think about the following?

    In flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwellings and dual occupancy properties: 1 dog kept without approval and apply to keep 2 dogs.

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    We asked:

    • Can dog/s live in units, flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwelling and dual occupancy properties without Council approval?
    • Can dog/s live on a small property, less than 350m2 without Council approval?
    You said:
    • Yes! 75% said dogs can live in units, flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwellings and dual occupancy properties.
    • Yes! 82% said dogs can live on small properties less than 350m2.
    What do you think about the following?

    In flats, townhouses, multi-unit dwellings and dual occupancy properties: 1 dog kept without approval and apply to keep 2 dogs.

    On property sizes less than 350m2: 1 dog kept without approval and apply to keep 2 dogs.


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    We asked:

    • How many dogs can live on medium to large property blocks (351m2 - 1,999m2) without Council approval?
    You said:
    • More dogs can live on larger properties, as long as they are well looked after.
    What do you think about the following?

    On property sizes 351 - 500m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval (maximum).

    On property sizes 501 - 1,000m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval and apply to keep 3 dogs.

    On property sizes 1,001 - 2,000m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval and apply to keep up to 4 dogs.

    We asked:

    • How many dogs can live on medium to large property blocks (351m2 - 1,999m2) without Council approval?
    You said:
    • More dogs can live on larger properties, as long as they are well looked after.
    What do you think about the following?

    On property sizes 351 - 500m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval (maximum).

    On property sizes 501 - 1,000m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval and apply to keep 3 dogs.

    On property sizes 1,001 - 2,000m2: 2 dogs kept without Council approval and apply to keep up to 4 dogs.


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    We asked:

    • How many dogs can live on large property blocks (larger than 2,000m2) without Council approval?
    You said:
    • 72% said 4 dogs
    What do you think about the following?

    On property sizes 2,000m2 and over: 4 dogs kept without Council approval (maximum).


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    We asked:

    • How many dogs can live on large property blocks (larger than 2,000m2) without Council approval?
    You said:
    • 72% said 4 dogs
    What do you think about the following?

    On property sizes 2,000m2 and over: 4 dogs kept without Council approval (maximum).


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    We asked:

    • Should enclosures/fencing prevent any part of the dog (nose or paw) from crossing the fence line in high-density areas?
    You said:

    Yes! 60% said enclosures/fencing should prevent any part of the dog crossing the fence line.

    What do you think about the following?

    • Dog owners on properties 500m2 or less, when their dog has been involved in an animal incident, must improve the enclosure/fencing to prevent any part of their dog crossing the fence line.
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    We asked:

    • Should enclosures/fencing prevent any part of the dog (nose or paw) from crossing the fence line in high-density areas?
    You said:

    Yes! 60% said enclosures/fencing should prevent any part of the dog crossing the fence line.

    What do you think about the following?

    • Dog owners on properties 500m2 or less, when their dog has been involved in an animal incident, must improve the enclosure/fencing to prevent any part of their dog crossing the fence line.
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    We asked:

    • When walking your dog, do you think the length of the lead is important?
    You said:
    • 60% said the length of the lead does not matter as long as the dog is under control.
    • 40% said the length of the lead should be restricted to 2 metres.

    Councils objective for this local law is: To protect the community against risk or injury and to ensure that animals do not create a risk to human health and safety.

    Councils experience has been that a dog on a longer lead is no longer under effective control. 

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    We asked:

    • When walking your dog, do you think the length of the lead is important?
    You said:

    • 60% said the length of the lead does not matter as long as the dog is under control.
    • 40% said the length of the lead should be restricted to 2 metres.

    Councils objective for this local law is: To protect the community against risk or injury and to ensure that animals do not create a risk to human health and safety.

    Councils experience has been that a dog on a longer lead is no longer under effective control. 

    What do you think about the following?

    • The maximum length of a dog's lead remaining at two metres.


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    We asked:

    • Should the weight of a companion dog be restricted to 10kgs?
    You said:
    • No! 65% said the weight should not be restricted.
    What do you think about the following?
    • Removing this weight limitation.
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    We asked:

    • Should the weight of a companion dog be restricted to 10kgs?
    You said:
    • No! 65% said the weight should not be restricted.
    What do you think about the following?
    • Removing this weight limitation.
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