The Draft Garff Dog Control Byelaws 2023 have now been published and have entered a six-week consultation period from the 8th of March 2023 to 20th of April 2023.

The draft Byelaws and a second document with supporting information can be viewed by clicking on the highlighted text.

Further clarification and information can be obtained from the Commissioners’ office at 35 New Road, Laxey, IM4 7BG or via


The following Notice will be issued through a range of media outlets and social media platforms:

Garff Parish District Commissioners hereby gives notice that it has prepared draft dog control byelaws following liaison with the Department of Infrastructure Local Government Unit and the Attorney General’s Chambers.

The Commission now seeks the views of the population of Garff District (Laxey, Lonan, and Maughold) on the draft byelaws which are due to be brought before Tynwald in due course.

Copies of the draft Byelaws are available to view as follows: –

The Commissioners website

• In person at the Commissioners’ Office, 35 New Road, Laxey IM4 7BG between 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday inclusive.
• Copies can also be requested and sent by post or email by contacting the Commissioners’ Office.
• The Commissioners will consider any submissions made in writing regarding the byelaws no later than 12.00pm on Thursday 20th April 2023.

Submissions should be clearly marked with the title “Garff Dog Control Byelaws 2023” and sent for the attention of:

Martin Royle
Deputy Clerk
Garff Parish District Commissioners
35 New Road

Or by email to