New fenced dog off-leash area proposed for Kearneys Spring

Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) is seeking community feedback on a proposal to create a designated, fenced dog off-leash area in Carly Hibberd Park in Kearneys Spring.

TRC Environment and Community Portfolio Leader Cr Tim McMahon said the proposed area would give dog owners a place to train, socialise and exercise their pets off-leash.

“Council currently provides 26 dog off-leash areas in parks across our Region where dogs can exercise and socialise leash-free with other dogs and dog park visitors,” Cr McMahon said.

“Council aims to strike a balance between dog owners who love to walk their dogs off-leash at our parks and other members of our community, particularly families, who also use the parks.

“If the proposed area is approved, dogs visiting Carly Hibberd Park will be required to be under effective control at all times and will not be allowed off-leash until they enter the off-leash areas.

“Council is now seeking community feedback on these proposals.

“You can have your say through our Your Say website or in writing until Friday 31 December 2021.”

Submissions should state support or objections to the proposals including the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Submissions can be made by:

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