Forthcoming PSPO consultations

Blackpool Council

The council is proposing the introduction of number of measures including:

  • Dogs on leads in popular dog walking areas including woodlands and promenades
  • Limiting the number of dogs a person can exercise to 4 dogs (with only 2 being allowed to be exercised off lead at a time)
  • A dog ban from marked (but unenclosed) sports pitches even if they are NOT in use
  • Proof that dog walkers have a means to pick up their dog poo with them

Locals have been organising protests to voice their concerns on the proposals and a change.org petition has been started and already has over 2000 signatures.

The consultation closes on 25th September. You can find more information about the proposals and to respond the consultation here

 

 

Halton Borough Council

The council is proposing the introduction of number of measures including:

  • Dogs on leads in parks and allotments across Halton
  • Dogs are excluded from all marked and maintained sports areas
  • Limiting the number of dogs a person can exercise
  • Limiting the length of the leads to 2m

The consultation closes 28th September. You can find more information about the proposals and to respond the consultation here.

 

 

Hartlepool Borough Council

The council is proposing the introduction of number of measures including:

  • Dogs on leads on beach between October and April
  • Limiting the length of the leads to 1.5m
  • Proof that dog walkers have a means to pick up their dog poo

The consultation closes 30th September. You can find more information about the proposals and to respond the consultation here.

 

 

Scarborough Council

Scarborough Borough Council has launched a second consultation on its public space protection order following more recent concerns raised by some dog owners about certain aspects of the order in relation to the areas it covers in Whitby.

The council is proposing the introduction of number of measures including:

  • Dogs on leads in popular dog walking areas including promenades and gardens
  • A dog on lead areas in playing fields even if they are NOT in use
  • Seasonal beach ban
  • Dog bans in popular dog walking areas across the Scarborough

The consultation closes 14th October. You can find more information about the proposals and to respond the consultation here.

 

Cardiff Council 

The council is proposing the introduction of number of measures including:

  • A dog ban from marked sports pitches even if they are NOT in use.
  • Increasing the charge for a breach of the PSPO to £100.
  • Proof that dog walkers have a means to pick up their dog poo

The consultation closes 22nd October. You can find more information about the proposals and to respond the consultation here.

 

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