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Council seeks feedback on the Domestic Animal Management Plan

Monday 4 May 2020

Frankston City Council is seeking community feedback as it looks to improve services, programs and policies relating to domestic animals.

Council will shortly begin reviewing its Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017–2021 (DAMP) with a view to developing a new plan for the next four years.

Frankston City Council Mayor, Sandra Mayer, said this was a terrific opportunity for residents to contribute their thoughts about a range of matters including:

  • Cat curfews
  • Fenced free roam areas
  • Free roam areas on the foreshore
  • Dogs being walked on sports ovals
  • Cats roaming outside of their premises
  • Owners feeling safe when walking their dogs
  • Things that concern you regarding cats and dogs

“Pets are integral to the happiness of so many in our community and we want to make sure we take everyone’s views into consideration as we develop the 2020-2024 DAMP.

“This document will help guide officers as they manage domestic animal issues in the community in accordance with the Domestic Animals Act.”

The Domestic Animals Act 1994 requires Victorian Councils to develop a DAMP every four years.

View the current DAMP here: Frankston City Council Domestic Animal Management Plan 2017–2021 (300KB)

The deadline for providing feedback is 9am Monday 15 June 2020. To contribute your thoughts, choose one of the following options.

Option 1: Complete the online survey which contains specific questions relating to the review of the DAMP, then provide your additional feedback via our online feedback form

Option 2: Complete the online survey only, which contains specific questions relating to the review of the DAMP

Option 3: Complete the online feedback form only which doesn’t have specific questions.

Option 4: Provide your feedback by email using the subject line "DAMP Review" - email:

Option 5: Mail hard copy feedback to:

Att: Compliance and Safety
Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
30 Davey Street
Frankston VIC  3199 


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