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Adoption of the Dog Control Bylaw and Policy 2022

Waikato District Council adopted the Dog Control Bylaw and Policy 2022 on 11 April 2022 with changes. The Bylaw comes into force on 1 May 2022. 

 After consulting with the community, Council decided to make changes based on the feedback received. One of these was to remove the proposed permit requirements for rural zoned properties.  

 For all changes, please refer to 

 Copies of the Bylaw and Policy can be found at Waikato District Council offices and online at: 

For further information, please contact us on 0800 492 452 or email