Our Rangers

Singleton Council Rangers monitor and provide assistance in a variety of areas across our Local Government Area.

Some of their daily duties include:

  • Animal control, including regulation of companion animals and off leash areas
  • Barking dogs complaints
  • Regulation of activities on Council reserves contrary to signage
  • Stray livestock
  • Parking regulation including school zones
  • Abandoned vehicles and other items
  • Investigation of illegal dumping incidents
  • Issuing infringement notices

To lodge a request for ranger services, please call our Customer Service Centre on 02 6578 7290.


If you take possession of a stray companion animal out of business hours (including weekends), the animal should be surrendered to the RSPCA.

Here are the best contact details for incidents outside of Council Ranger responsibilities:

  • Cruelty to animals: RSPCA NSW Emergencies 1300 278 3589
  • Dead animals on Council property: Singleton Council  02 6578 7290 (during business hours)
  • All native animals (kangaroos, wombats, snakes etc.): NPWS (National Parks and Wildlife Service)  1300 072 757
  • Injured native animals, birds and reptiles: WIRES (Wildlife Information and Rescue Service)  1300 094 737