Project update

We are seeking your feedback on the proposal to grant a lease to the Knox Obedience Dog Club, for the land known as Knox Park (1672 Ferntree Gully Road, Knoxfield).

The Knox Obedience Dog Club (KODC) play an important community role in dog safety and education - and are currently responsible for building maintenance at Knox Park.

Lease commencement: 1 January 2023

Lease term: 10 years (initial term)

Options for renewal: 3 x 5 further term options (at Council's discretion)

Rental: $229.00 (inc. GST)

Rent review: Annually as per Council’s Fees and Charges Approval Process

Permitted use: Activities associated with the operation of the Knox Obedience Dog Club including education, training, socialising, committee meetings and events for their members and the public

Outgoings: Payment of all assessments, levies, charges and consumption costs for electricity, gas, water (excluding water services and usage for the grounds located adjacent to the Premises); telecommunications services; air-conditioning and ventilation systems; and security services applied to the Premises.

Hours of Operation: Hours of operation are at the discretion of the KODG however, all noise emanating from the Premises must:

  • Cease by 11pm and the facility vacated by midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and
  • Cease by 10pm and the facility vacated by 11pm Sunday to Thursday

Special conditions: Related to building maintenance within the agreement, which includes a club building maintenance sinking fund, and the implementation of a building condition audit.

Have your say by Wednesday 18 January 2023

To share your feedback, you can:

  • Complete the below survey
  • Post your feedback to:
    • Intention to Lease - Knox Obedience Dog Club, Property Management Department, Knox City Council, Reply Paid 70243, Wantirna South, VIC 3152
  • Email:
Knox Obedience Dog Club - Club House Location

Knox Obedience Dog Club - Club House Location


  • Timeline item 1 - active

    Community engagement period - December 2022

  • Timeline item 2 - incomplete

    Report back decision to community - March 2023

Contact Us

Have questions or want to learn more about a project, contact us below:

Name Kate Innocenti
Phone 9298 8012