Decision details

Call-in of Executive decision Public Spaces Protection Order for Dog Control in Teignbridge

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




(1)     implementation of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for Responsible Dog Ownership under ss59 to 75 of the Anti-Social Crime and Policing Act 2014 be approved, subject to the inclusion of:


·         That the number of dogs that any one individual can walk at any one time be a maximum of four.

·         That the seasonal dog exclusion areas on beaches be 1 April to 30 September;


(2)    the Council’s Solicitor be authorised to draft and make the order;


(3)   the Council’s Environmental Protection Manager be authorised to issue fixed penalty notices under the PSPO; and


(4)     Overview & Scrutiny Committee establish a review group to monitor the PSPO particularly in relation to:-

·         The maximum number of dog that can be walked at any one time;

·         The seasonal dog exclusion areas on beaches;

·         The use of body cameras by enforcement officers;

·         Government Guidance;

·         Insurance regulations.

Publication date: 06/12/2018

Date of decision: 04/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Executive

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