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Report a dog fouling problem

Any person in charge of a dog must immediately remove faeces if the dog defecates at any time on public land. The faeces should be appropriately disposed of either at home, in a dog waste bin or any general litter bin.

Someone who is registered blind, is physically unable to do so or otherwise has a reasonable excuse, may be exempt from this requirement.

The Council investigates allegations of dog fouling offences. Video footage may be considered if it clearly shows faeces being deposited by the dog and the person can be positively identified. Photographs cannot be accepted.

If you would like to report a problem with dog fouling in an area, you know the details of someone you believe to be an offender or you would like to arrange a street clean-up, please use the online form below. You will be asked to create a My Account before you can complete the form.

Report a dog fouling problem online

If the faeces has been picked up but the bag has not been properly disposed then this may be a littering offence and can be reported via the Street Cleaning service.

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