Vote on your favourite name for the new dog park in Byford

Have you say on the new dog park's name.

Closed: 16 November 2019 5:00pm

Larsen Road Dog Park

Residents are encouraged to vote and have their say on the name for the Shire’s new dog park currently being built at the corner of Larsen Road and Sansimeon Boulevard, Byford.

Earlier this year the Shire asked residents to submit their suggestions to name the new park, with more than 140 ideas put forward.

Four names have now been shortlisted for the community to vote:

  • Byford Bark Park
  • Byford Dog Park
  • Dwert Park (Dwert is the Noongar word for dog)
  • Larsen Dog Park

The outcome of the community vote will be submitted to Council to formally approve the name for the new park.

Residents can vote on their preferred name via an onlive survey below or by completing a hard copy form at the Shire’s administration building, 6 Paterson Street, Mundijong.

Voting opens Thursday, 7 November and closes 5pm Monday, 18 November 2019.

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About the new dog exercise area

  • The new dog exercise area is being built at at the corner of Larsen Road and Sansimeon Boulevard, Byford.
  • Council has allocated$468,602.50 to build the park. $399,500 is allocated from developer contributions for public open space and $69,102.50 from developer contributions for drainage works particular to this development.
  •  The size of the dog park is approximately 3,150sqm and will include two fenced off sections, one for small dogs and one for large dogs.