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Dog bans areas

There are areas in the East Devon District where dogs are excluded.

Dogs are banned from certain areas of beach in East Devon from 1 May to 30 September each year.

Restrictions apply in the following areas:

  • Exmouth

  • Sidmouth

  • Budleigh Salterton

  • Seaton

  • Beer

In addition, some other local bye-laws are applicable, particularly in parks, gardens and children's play areas. Notices are usually displayed for guidance.

All these offences are punishable by a fine of up to £1,000 following conviction. For first offences, officers could issue a fixed penalty notice with a fine of £80.

There are various dog control orders which cover the entire district which can be downloaded here:

and there are other area specific orders:

Dog byelaw incidents

Please report a dog byelaw incident.