Horse Control

Under the Control of Horses Act 1996, Waterford Council is empowered to seize and impound stray horses.


Control of Horses Bye-Laws (Draft)
Notice is hereby given that Waterford City and County Council proposes to make Control of Horses Bye-Laws in accordance with sections 13, 39, 40, 46 and 47 of the Control of Horses Act, 1996 (No. 37 of 1996) for the purpose of regulating the control of horses within the administrative area of the city and county of Waterford.

Copies of the Draft Bye-Laws are available to view here and are also available for inspection, free of charge, at the Waterford City and County Council Offices, in Baileys New Street, Waterford and in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co Waterford. A copy of the Draft Bye-Laws will be given to any person applying for same at these offices.

The Draft Bye-Laws will be on public display during office hours (9.30am to 4.00pm) for the period from Thursday 19th October, 2017 until Monday 20th November, 2017 both dates inclusive (excluding Bank & Public Holidays).

Waterford City & County Council will consider any submissions in relation to the draft which are submitted to Waterford City & County Council in writing before 4pm on Tuesday 28th November, 2017. Submissions should be addressed to Luke O'Brien, Administrative Officer, Waterford City and County Council, City Hall, The Mall, Waterford or by email to lobrien@waterfordcouncil.ie

  • Related documentation can be found on our Bye-Laws page.

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