Report Dog Issues

Temporary Note

New Multi Dog Permit

Under the Control of Dogs Bylaw you are now required to apply for a Multi Dog Permit if you have more than 2 dogs.

  • No occupier/s of any property in an residential area (as per Councils District Plan) shall allow or cause to remain or keep on the property, more than two (2) dogs, over the CONTROL OF DOGS BYLAW | Rangitīkei District Council 7 age of three (3) months (whether or not such dogs are registered) unless the occupier has obtained a multi-dog permit from Council.
  • A multi-dog permit and fee may be issued upon or subject to such terms, conditions or restrictions as Council may consider necessary and any breach of such terms, conditions or restrictions shall result in revocation of the permit.
  • Any person requesting to allow or cause to remain or to keep more than two (2) dogs on any premises as provided in the Bylaw shall apply in writing to Council in such form as may be required by Council for a multi-dog permit. The permit issued is for a three (3) year period.

Issues you may wish to report may include but are not limited to:

  • Lost dog
  • Found Dog
  • Wandering dog
  • Barking dog (report as happening)
  • Nuisance causing dog
  • Agressive dog
  • Dangerous dog

To report any issues with dogs please contact the Rangitikei District Council 24hrs phoneline 0800 422 522.

Alternatively lodge a Request For Service on our website or call into our Council Office in High Street Marton or Hautapu Street Taihape between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm weekdays.

If you have lost or found a (dog / cat), you can visit the site below to report it. Please note that if you use this site, the Rangitikei District Council will not be contacted by Pet Finders.

Lost Pet Finders