Decision Maker: Council
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Council considered the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance seeking Members’ approval to continue with the legislation of dog control in specific places (as set out in Appendix 3 to the report) within the District under the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) section of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014. It was noted that if approved this legislation would be valid for three years.
Members were reminded that on 1 February 2019 the Council had implemented a PSPO to manage dog control across the District which allowed Officers to enforce against dog fouling by way of issuing fixed Penalty Notices to those failing to ‘pick up’ after their dogs. A consultation to extend the PSPO for a further three years had been undertaken between 20 April and 31 May 2022 and Appendix 1 to the report detailed the consultation responses received. Maps of those specific public places where dogs would continue to be required to be on a lead during specific times of the year were detailed in Appendix 2.
(i) that the contents of the report be noted;
(ii) that the proposed legislation of dog control in specified placed within the (District under the Public Space Protection Order section of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, be adopted without further amendment as detailed within Section 5 and Appendix 3 to the report.
Publication date: 18/07/2022
Date of decision: 06/07/2022
Decided at meeting: 06/07/2022 - Council