Heron Park estate | Harrisdale

As part of the transition to your new home, make yourself aware of the City of Armadale's animal regulations.

Pet registrations


  • Dogs aged 3 months and over must be registered and microchipped
  • Dogs must wear both a registration tag and disc showing the owner’s name and address
  • Proof of sterilisation is required to be submitted with your application
  • Households in residential areas are limited to 2 dogs


  • Cats 6 months and over must be registered
  • Cats must be microchipped and sterilised
  • Households are limited to 3 cats on their property

Visit the Pet Ownership section of City of Armadale's website for everything you need to know about animals and pets, including registration information.

Dog exercise areas

All reserves (except those listed below) owned by or under the care, control and management of the City of Armadale are dog exercise areas where dogs may be exercised off leash, provided they are kept under control at all times.

The following reserves within the City of Armadale are places where dogs are absolutely prohibited:

  • Gwynne Park, Forrest Road, Armadale.
  • Bob Blackburn, Champion Drive, Armadale.
  • Memorial Park, Orchard Avenue, Armadale.
  • Morgan Park, Doorigo Road, Armadale.
  • Springdale Park, Springdale Road, Karragullen.
  • Any land that has been set apart as a children’s playground.
  • An area being used for sporting or other activities, as permitted by the local government, during the times of such use.
  • Any land or reserve whereby the entry of dogs is prohibited by a sign stating conditions in relation thereto: road reserves, car parks or thoroughfares are not a public place or class of public place which are dog exercise areas.

It is an offence to permit your dog to be on the dog free reserves or places at any time. Offenders can be fined $200.

Visit the Dog Owners section of City of Armadale's website for more information on keeping and exercising dogs within the City of Armadale.