Appendix 3: Prohibited Public Places
No dogs are allowed to remain in any Prohibited Public Places identified in Appendix 3 of this chapter namely:
All designated and marked sports fields, children’s playgrounds and public swimming pools
All cemeteries – Individual exemptions available subject to application
Areas that from time to time, Council will notify by way of signage and public notification that there is a temporary dog prohibition in place because of wildlife, stock or other issue eg large public gatherings.
The Sandhurst Bridge Reserve, Hakataramea Township
Waimate Event Centre
Mount Nimrod Scenic Reserve (DOC)
Otaio Scenic Reserve (DOC)
Studholme Management Area (DOC)
Waihao Box Wild Life Management Reserve (DOC)
Right of Access
In an area of ‘children’s play equipment’ or ‘fixed exercise equipment’ owners shall be allowed to move through the area for the purpose of moving from one side of the prohibited area to the other. Any owner and their dog are required to move directly through the prohibited area via the most direct path.
Any owner and their dog will not be allowed in any area of ‘children’s play equipment’ or ‘fixed exercise equipment’ for more time other than is reasonably necessary for passing through the area. The dog(s) must be on a leash.
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