- 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
- 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 effect is persistent or continuing and likely to be unreasonable and justifies the restrictions imposed.
- 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;
PSPO 2023 Control of Dogs Order
See Dog Exclusion Areas for further details.