Public Space Protection Order for Dog Control

Closed 5 Oct 2020

Opened 7 Sep 2020


Sefton had a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for Dog Control in place from July 2017 to July 2020. Public Space Protection Order for Dog Control

PSPOs form part of the powers available to local authorities to help tackle anti-social behaviour on a local level.

The PSPO for dog control in Sefton ensured that the council had the ability to enforce the requirements and restrictions that encourage responsible dog ownership across the borough.

Please note that a consultation was started on 17th March 2020 but was suspended on 1st April 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. All responses given to the first consultation will be included in the results for this consultation. If you did respond to the consultation in March then please do not complete this again.

Why your views matter

Public Space Protection Orders remain in place for three years. The previous order expired in July 2020. We, as a borough, must decide if a new order should be introduced. Please complete the consultation to give us your views on the PSPO for Dog Control.

Please note that at the end of this survey, before submitting your results, you will be asked if you want to provide an email address so that you can receive a PDF copy of your response.  This is completely optional.  The email address is only used to send the email to you via the online consultation system provided by Delib as the data processor.  The email address will not be stored with the responses and Sefton Council will not have access to it.  You may be asked to provide your email address as part of the survey, but there will be a privacy notice explaining why this is being asked for and this will be optional for you to provide.


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