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Proposed (Animal Management) By-Laws

Council By-laws are required to ensure safety and amenity within the community and to encourage responsible pet ownership.

A committee was formed in early 2013 to review the current By-laws and have held community meetings and gathered public submissions.

The proposed Litchfield Council (Animal Management) By-Laws are now officially open for comment and we encourage residents to provide feedback.

To view the Proposed Litchfield Council (Animal Management) By-Laws or Public Information Paper click the links below.

Public Information Paper

Proposed Litchfield Council (Animal Management) By-Laws

Submissions can be made by:

Emailing here

Submitting a form on the contact us page

or by mailing to

Litchfield Council

PO Box 446

Humpty Doo  NT  0836

The submission period has been extended to close Sunday 19 March at midnight.


Animal Management

After Hours Assistance Litchfield Council does not provide an after-hours service. In the case of an emergency, such as a life threatening dog attack, please contact the NT Police on 131 444. Any incidents involving dogs that occur after hours should be reported to Council the following business...Read more