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Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs)

The borough of Telford and Wrekin Dog Control Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) 2021

The Borough of Telford and Wrekin Dog Control Public Spaces Protection Order 2022 is designed to prevent, manage and tackle recurring dog fouling issues and unreasonable behaviour by dog owners across the Borough. The PSPO enables Council authorised Officers, Police Constables and Police Community Support Officers to request a number of actions to be undertaken by the dog walker / owner.

The activities to which this Order relate are:

  • dog fouling and owners picking up dog faeces
  • dog owners having the requisite means (bags) to pick up dog faeces
  • prohibiting dogs from entering children’s gated play areas.

A £100 Fixed Penalty notice may be issued, or you may be fined £1,000 at Magistrates court.

View the statement of reasons Download the dog control order

Last updated: 05/08/2022 08:42

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