Public consultation on the making of a Public Spaces Protection Order Relating to Dog Control
Caerphilly County Borough Council is inviting local people to have their say on the proposal to extend the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) relating to dog control in Caerphilly County Borough.
In 2017 Cabinet approved and adopted the Public Spaces Protection Order 2017 for a period of three years.
The Order includes the following restrictions:
- Excluding dogs from all enclosed children’s play and multi-use games areas
- Requiring dogs to be kept on leads in enclosed memorial gardens
- Requiring dog owners to remove dog faeces in public places
- Requiring dog owners to carry an appropriate receptacle for dealing with the waste that their dogs produce (that is to always have the means to pick their dog faeces)
- Requiring dog owners to put their dogs on a lead when directed to do so by an authorised officer on any public land where the dog is considered to be out of control or causing harm or distress to prevent a nuisance.
The public consultation will start on 29 July 2020 for a period of 6 weeks. To take part, please complete our online survey.
- The survey on the proposal to extend the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) relating to dog control in Caerphilly County Borough is now closed. The outcome of the consultation will be considered by the Head of Public Protection in due course.
ll comments and feedback from the consultation will be considered before the PSPO is extended. Further information and details of the PSPO on dog control are available on our Dog fouling and controlling dogs in public places Public Spaces Protection Order section.