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Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Enforcement, Public Safety, Highways and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree the Public Space Protection Order Dog Controls, for a further 3 year period following the imminent expiry of current dog control orders on the 30 November 2021. Recognise the findings of the comprehensive public consultation exercise to consider if the current controls are fit for purpose to control dog behaviour and that of their owners for a further 3 years:


To recognise and agree that further controls to specific shared open space(s) predominately sports pitches identified in the public consultation are prioritised through awareness and education over the next 3 years.



The Cabinet Member agreed the recommendations as outlined above namely:


  1. To approve the Public Space Protection Order Dog Controls 2021 (Appendix 1) for a period of three years starting from 1st December 2021.


  1.  to delegate to the Head of Legal to seal and advertise the Order.


  1. In relation to the specific proposals: Consultation PSPO Dog Controls. (Appendix 2)

          To recognise consultation findings and agree to prioritise awareness and education to specific shared open space predominately sports pitches through community engagement and greater signage to encourage responsible dog behaviour on the basis of pick up or this space maybe included in future dog control Public Space Protection Orders.


Publication date: 26/11/2021

Date of decision: 26/11/2021

Effective from: 02/12/2021

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