Live PSPO/DCO Consultations

Don’t forget to download your PSPO or DCO toolkit which includes a template response letter to send to councils, along with posters, flyers and a social media image to help you raise awareness about up-coming consultations.


Barnsley Council | Ends 16th October 2020

Barnsley Council have launched a public consultation over borough-wide PSPOs involving dogs. The orders they are consulting over are:
• Making it an offence for any person in charge of a dog to fail to remove dog faeces
• Making it an offence for any person in charge of a dog to be without the means to pick up dog faeces
• Dogs on leads by direction of an authorised officer
• Dogs on leads in certain areas of the borough
• Dog exclusion in fenced or enclosed childrens play areas
• The number of one person walking dogs to be limited

Complete the consultation survey


Mid Sussex District Council | Ends 22nd October 2020.

The Council is seeking the views of residents of the discrict, and people who visit, on their proposed extension of their current PSPOs. The proposed PSPOs are:
• Making it an offence for any person in charge of a dog to fail to remove dog faeces
• Dogs exclusion from enclosed children's play areas and fenced recreational areas;
• Dogs on lead by direction by an authorised officer,
• The maximum amount of dogs that can be walked by one person to be limited to six

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Salford Council | Ends 23rd October 2020

The Council are consulting over the following:

• Making it an offence for any person in charge of a dog to not immediately remove dog faeces
• Making it an offence for any person in charge of a dog to be without the means to pick up dog faeces
• Limiting the amount of dogs under control of one person to four
• Dog exclusion zones
• Dogs on leads on roads, pavements and highways
• Dogs to be on leads no longer than 2 metres in length and to be kept on a path while in cemeteries
• Dogs to be placed on leads when directed by an authorised officer

If you wish to comment on the proposed orders, you can write to Environmental Protection by emailing: [email protected]
Or by post to: Environmental Protection, Environment and Community Safety Directorate, Salford City Council, Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, Salford, M27 5FJ


Bristol City Council | Ends 9th November 2020

Bristol City Council are consulting over renewing their existing PSPOs relating to dog control. The orders are: dogs to be kept on leads at all times, dog fouling must be cleaned up by the person in charge of the dog, dogs exclusion from children’s play areas.

Complete the consultation survey