• PSPOs are tools that councils can use to deal with particular nuisances or problems affecting a specified area that is or may be detrimental to the local community
  • They can be used for a wide range of problems for which there is evidence of impact, and the specified area can be as small as a play park or footpath, or as large as the district as a whole
  • Before a PSPO is introduced, the council must be satisfied on reasonable grounds that the activities have had or are likely to have a detrimental effect on the quality of life of local people
  • The Council are required to review the Orders every three years
  • Following consultation with members of the public, Town and Parish Councils and other interested bodies, the Orders were updated in 2023
  • The current Fixed Penalty Notice for a breach of the PSPO is £100

Copies of the original signed legal documents can be viewed by the below links;

See Dog Control webpages for further details.