Consultation Closed - Yarragon Dog Park design (Phase 1)

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Baw Baw Shire Council will build a new fully fenced off-leash dog park at Dowton Reserve in Yarragon, with works planned to begin in early-mid 2021.

Dowton Park’s existing off-leash area will be fully upgraded within the next year to include different zones to cater for dogs of different sizes and behaviours.

The $177,000 project will be fully funded through the Victorian Government’s Building Works package, which is providing $2.7 billion towards projects across the state.

To make sure the dog park is in line with community expectation, we’re asking all interested community members to have their say on the draft concept designs by Sunday 6 December 2020.  

Tell us your feedback

Phase 1 consultation closed Sunday 6 December 

Privacy statement: The personal information collected above will be solely used for the purpose of providing feedback. You can access your own personal information by contacting Council's Privacy and Freedom Information Officer on 5624 2411.

What's involved?

Phase 1 – Initial consultation (closed 6 December)

Community members were invited to have their say on the proposed layout of the new dog park, with consideration to an overall budget of $177,000. 

Phase 2 – Design selection (early 2021) 

Following Phase 1 consultation, and based on the feedback received, Council will refine the concept plan. 

Phase 3 – Works commence (early-mid 2021)

With a design selected, the project will move the third and final phase, with works planned to be undertaken in early-mid 2021.

This Phase 1 consultation opportunity is open until Sunday 6 December 2020

What happens next?

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. Your thoughts and ideas are highly valued and will ultimately form part of Council’s decision making.

Council Officers will consolidate comments and feedback and consider all submissions to assist in making further recommendations to Council.

Contact us

We're here to help! For more information about this project, please contact Council's Outdoor Spaces team by email or on 5624 2411.