Dog off leash area trial evaluation - Elliott Park and Balmain Cove


Council conducted a review of dogs in parks at Elliot Park and Balmain Cove between November 2017 and February 2018. This included seeking community comment on a proposed dog off leash trial. Council approved a six month trial between June 2018 and December 2018 at its meeting on 8 May 2018.
View trial area map here.

We’re now evaluating the trial and encourage all park users and local residents to provide input as part of this process.

Have your say

  • Online using the survey below
  • By mail addressed to Inner West Council at PO Box 14, Petersham, NSW 2049.

Comments

Council conducted a review of dogs in parks at Elliot Park and Balmain Cove between November 2017 and February 2018. This included seeking community comment on a proposed dog off leash trial. Council approved a six month trial between June 2018 and December 2018 at its meeting on 8 May 2018.
View trial area map here.

We’re now evaluating the trial and encourage all park users and local residents to provide input as part of this process.

Have your say

  • Online using the survey below
  • By mail addressed to Inner West Council at PO Box 14, Petersham, NSW 2049.

Comments close Tuesday, 19 February 2019.


What happens next

Following the completion of the evaluation process, a report on the trial will be submitted to Council.
Council is also undertaking an assessment of the safety and accessibility of neighbouring townhouses, adjacent to Elliott Park, as per the Council resolution.

The existing trial conditions will remain in operation pending Council’s decision.

There is further information about Council’s dog off leash areas at www.innerwest.nsw.gov.au/live/information-for-residents/dogs-and-cats/dogs/dog-exercise-areas


Enquiries

If you have any queries please email Aaron Callaghan, Manager - Parks Planning and Engagement at parks@innerwest.nsw.gov.au


  • Council endorses permanent Dog off-leash area

    7 months ago

    At a meeting on 14 May 2019 Council considered a trial evaluation report and endorsed the establishment of a permanent dog off-leash zone at Eliot Park and Balmain Cove. For more information read Council report and view meeting minutes.

    At a meeting on 14 May 2019 Council considered a trial evaluation report and endorsed the establishment of a permanent dog off-leash zone at Eliot Park and Balmain Cove. For more information read Council report and view meeting minutes.

  • Council approves six month off-leash trial

    over 1 year ago

    At its meeting on 8 May 2018 Council considered a report which included community feedback gathered during December 2017 and January 2018. It resolved to start a six month off-leash trial on 1 June 2018. It also resolved that an assessment of the safety and accessibility of neighbouring townhouses, adjacent to Elliott Park be undertaken during the trial. Read the resolution here.

    At its meeting on 8 May 2018 Council considered a report which included community feedback gathered during December 2017 and January 2018. It resolved to start a six month off-leash trial on 1 June 2018. It also resolved that an assessment of the safety and accessibility of neighbouring townhouses, adjacent to Elliott Park be undertaken during the trial. Read the resolution here.