The Audit Risk and Compliance Committee Meeting will now be held on Wednesday 7 December 2022 at 6pm.
As a responsible dog owner you must abide with all relevant legislations and be accountable for the welfare of your dog and the environment. Failure to comply may result in infringements being issued in excess of $200 and further legal proceedings may be considered. Dog owners must:
Abide with the Dog Act 1976 opens in a new window
Microchip their dog
Register their dog with the City of Cockburn.
All dogs over three months of age must have a microchip and have current registration
Dog registrations cannot be accepted without a microchip
Ensure your dog wears a collar and registration tag when in a public place
Ensure your dog's collar includes your name and address (owner)
Do not have more than two dogs per property unless permission is granted
Engage and train your dog so that its behaviour does not become a nuisance
Remove your dog’s excreta from public places such as beaches, parks and paths
Maintain your dog’s cleanliness and hygiene to prevent parasites
Observe special conditions for owning a greyhound or a restricted breed opens in a new window dog
Ensure your dog is under control at all times, including in dog off leash opens in a new windowareas, rural, and public properties
Must be kept on a leash in most public places
If your dog excretes on a street or a public place, you must remove and appropriately dispose of it. The City of Cockburn has installed waste bins, dog pooch dispensers at many parks locations to assist pet owners with appropriate disposal.
If your local park does not have this facility or if your park has run out of dog pooch bags, please contact the City directly.
Failure to remove excreta may result in a $100 penalty.
Please contact Rangers Services for more information on 08 9411 3444 or email Ranger Customer Service.
9 Coleville Crescent,
PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965
Office opening hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)
Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.