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Canterbury-Bankstown is currently home to ten fenced off leash dog parks. This Plan will guide the ongoing management of these parks and supporting infrastructure in the City through provision, design and operation, while balancing the needs of all open space users.

This proposal

The Off Leash Dog Park Action Plan supports the aspirations of the Community Strategic Plan and contributes to the Healthy and Active destination.

Our Community Strategic Plan, CBCity 2028, highlights the community’s aspiration to have accessible parks and open spaces, and promote healthy and active lifestyle. The Plan promotes parks for both, dogs and their owners to socialise and enjoy outdoor activities that are important for physical and mental health.

The development of this Plan was informed by a public survey conducted by Council in 2019 at the ten off leash dog parks. The survey invited the general community, dog owners and dog park users to comment on the existing facilities.

How to have your say

You are invited to have your say by completing an online submission. If you have questions or want to learn more about the project, please contact the Council officers listed on this page. You can have your say on the Off Leash Dog Park Action Plan by:

In writing

By post to Mr Matthew Stewart, General Manager, City of Canterbury Bankstown PO Box 8, Bankstown NSW 1885