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

Updates

2. You answered yes - how many times do you visit Elliot Park or Balmain Cove per week? Required
1. Thinking about Elliot Park and Balmain Cove - do you visit to exercise a dog or dogs? Required
3. You answered yes - how supportive are you of the current designation of Elliot Park and the Balmain Cove Foreshore as an dog on leash area? Required
4. You answered yes - would you support a six month trial dog off leash area for Elliot Park and Balmain Cove ? Required
6. You answered no I visit for other reasons - how many times do you visit Elliot Park or Balmain Cove per week? Required
7. You answered no I visit for other reasons - how supportive are you of the current designation of Elliot Park and the Balmain Cove Foreshore as an dog on leash area? Required
8. You answered no I visit for other reasons - would you support a six month trial dog off leash area for Elliot Park and Balmain Cove? Yes Required
Your Contact Details

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.

Thinking about Elliott Park and Balmain Cove, do you usually visit to exercise a dog or dogs? Required
You have answered yes. How supportive are you of Council making the trial off leash area permanent in Elliot Park and Balmain Cove? Required
You have answered that you visit for other reasons. How supportive are you of Council making the trial off leash area permanent in Elliot Park and Balmain Cove Required
Contact details

The survey form is now closed. Thanks for your contributions.