Find out what's in the newly adopted plan, from changes to dogs on beaches to new dog exercise areas.
This decision will create a safe refuge with conservation benefits for vulnerable Fairy Terns and other native shorebirds.
Keep up-to-date with what the City is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what support is available to residents and businesses.
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
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 dog
Ensure your dog is under control at all times, including in dog off leash areas, rural, and public properties
Must be kept on a leash in most public places
Dogs are permitted off leash in certain areas
Dogs should not enter shops and school grounds
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
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.