BDC Dog Management Public Space Protection Order 2019

Overview

The Council is proposing to introduce new powers to tackle the issue of dog fouling and problematic dog behaviour across the District. The Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) are intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a particular geographical area that is detrimental to the local communities' quality of life, by imposing conditions on the use of that area which apply to everyone. They are designed to ensure the law-abiding majority can use and enjoy public spaces, safe from anti-social behaviour. The Council is consulting on whether there is a need for a Dog Management PSPO across the district which would require, amongst other things that people clean up after their dog immediately, that dogs are excluded from certain areas, such as children's play areas, that there is a limit on the amount of dogs one person may have under their control and that any one in charge of a dog should have the means to pick up any faeces. Breaching a PSPO is a criminal offence and enforcement officers can issue a Fixed Penalty Notice if appropriate to do so or recommend commencement of legal proceedings.    

Why are we Consulting

Before you answer the consultation questions we would advise you to view the draft PSPO (see link below).

the consultation will run until 6th October 2019. It is the intention that the consultation responses will help to finalise the wording of the Dog Management PSPO for Bolsover District Council which will be approved and take effect at the end of October.

Contact

  • Victoria Dawson
  • Team Manager (Legal)
  • Corporate Governance
  • 01246 212231
  • victoria.dawson@bolsover.gov.uk

Dates

  • Consultation is Open
  • Runs from 09/09/2019 to 06/10/2019
  • Results expected: 11/10/2019
  • Feedback expected: 31/10/2019

Other Infomation

Areas:
  • All Bolsover Areas
Audience:
  • Local residents
  • Visitors to the district
Interests:
  • Local residents
  • The environment
  • Crime and community safety
Consultation categories:
  • Online

Forthcoming Consultations

Recent Closed Consultations

NEDDC Dog Management Public Space Protection Order 2019 (Closed: 2019-10-06)
Have Your Say on the draft Council Plan (Closed: 2019-08-23)
NEDDC Citizens' Panel July 2019 (Closed: 2019-07-26)
NEDDC Citizens' Panel November 2018 (Closed: 2018-11-30)
BDC Citizens' Panel - November 2018 (Closed: 2018-11-30)
Food Hygiene Rating Scheme 2018 (Closed: 2018-11-30)
NEDDC Leisure Facility Satisfaction Survey 2018 (Closed: 2018-11-11)
NEDDC Empty Properties 2018 (Closed: 2019-03-29)
BDC Empty Properties 2018 (Closed: 2019-03-29)
Self-build housing 2018 (Closed: 2018-11-30)