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Category 1 - Off-leash 'Supervised' Area

 

Allow dogs off leash and supervised.  Conditions of use apply. 

Dogs must be on leash during Council santioned events, markets and sporting activities.

 

Category 2 - Conditional Off-leash 'Supervised' Area

 

Allow dogs off leash and supervised during specified times all year round; in the mornings prior to 10:00am and in the evenings after 5:00pm.

Dogs would be required to be on leash during other times.

 

Category 3 - Conditona On-leash 'Controlled' Area - to be used as determined

 

Allow dogs on leash in the mornings prior to 10:00am and in the evening after 5:00pm.

Dogs would be prohibited at other times in designated areas as signed.

 

Category 4 - On-leash 'Controlled' Area (Environmentally Sensitive Areas)

 

Areas where dogs are required to be on leash all year round due to:

  • environmental sensitivity
  • where there is an Order by Council
  • the land management authority (not being Council) has regulated dog access under their own rules or legislation
  • high use pedestrian/tourist precincts 
 

Category 5 - Conditional On-leash 'Controlled' Area (Hooded Plover and Wildlife Zone)

 

Allow dogs on leash during specified periods as designated by signage including periods during the hooded plover nesting season and/or other periods dedicated to protecting other wildlife (that is: seals, penguins).

Dogs are permitted to be off leash and supervised at other times/periods

 

Category 6 - Prohibited

 

Areas where dogs are prohibited for reasons of:
  • extremely high environmental sensitivity
  • where there is an Order by Council
  • the land management authority (not being Council) has prohibited dogs under their own rules or legislation.
Green triangle symbol Off-lease 'Supervised' Area (Category 1)
 

Allow dogs off leash and supervised. Conditions of use apply.

Dogs must be on leash during Council sanctioned events, markets and sporting activities.

Green circle symbol Sporting grounds/ovals (playing area only) outside times when being used for organised sports, including training (as defined by a formal booking with Council)
  Please note: This is an example of the Sporting Grounds.
 

Conditions of use in Off-leash 'Supervised' Areas

The handler must have a dog lead in their possession and place their dog back on the leash when leaving the off leash area.

  • The hander must be able to demonstrate audible control of the dog.
  • When encountering others/other dogs using this area, the dog must be recalled and restrained until both parties have moved apart at a safe distance.
  • Dogs must remain in visual and audible range of their handler to allow them to be effectively recalled at any time.
  • Dogs attracted to the motion of wheels must be controlled at all times.
  • Dogs declared menacing/dangerous/restricted breed are not permitted to be walked off-lead in off leash supervised areas, and
  • Dogs that are aggressive to people or other dogs or are unsocialised and extremely excitable are to be preferably muzzled and advised not to be off leash.
Black triangle symbol Emergency markers


Dog Controls - Beaches

Dog controls - beaches - map 1
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Designated off-leash 'supervised' area - within sporting complexes and reserves

Dog controls - map 2: Designated off-leash 'supervised' area - within sporting complexes and reserves
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Western Beach / Corio Bay

Dog controls - Western Beach / Corio Bay - map 12
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Limeburners Bay/Corio Bay

Dog controls - Limeburners Bay/Corio Bay - map 11
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Waterfront Central Geelong

Dog controls - Waterfront Central Geelong - map 11
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Point Henry

Dog controls - Point Henry - map 1
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Clifton Springs

Dog controls - Clifton Springs - map 9
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Parks Vic

Dog controls - map 7 - Parks Vic
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Breamlea

Dog controls - Breamlea - map 4
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Barwon river

Dog controls - Barwon river - map 3
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Batesford

Dog controls - Batesford - map 14
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