On 15 June 2021, the Council’s Executive met to consider whether a borough-wide Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) should be introduced that relates to dog control and dog fouling in public places.
The order would give the Council and the Police the relevant powers to intervene when someone is failing to comply with the rules and issue a Fixed Penalty Notice or refer for prosecution (which can result in a fine).
A PSPO is not intended to adversely impact upon individuals and their dogs, but to ensure that public spaces are safe and welcoming for all who visit them.
The proposed order addresses the following:
We are keen to hear your views on these matters.
The consultation will take place from Wednesday 23 June 2021 to Tuesday 7 September.
To have your say, complete our online survey.
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