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Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) Consultation overview

In 2012 the council carried out the Clean Streets Consultation which considered introducing Dog Control Orders. More than 1,000 people responded and after considering the responses the orders were put in place.

Since Dog Control Orders were put in place, we focused on prevention through raising awareness this included signs regarding the orders, distribution of leaflets and targeting enforcement action on reported hot spot areas. 

Now five years on, the current Dog Control Order legislation will expire in October 2017 and we have the option of replacing them with a PSPO under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014.

More information about PSPOs

PSPO maps for affected areas

Have your say

The survey asks a series of questions about dogs and public spaces. This is your opportunity to let us have any feedback on the previous dog control orders, your views on options for the new order. We also welcome any other feedback you have regarding dog control matters as this may shape any future PSPOs. 

Take part in the PSPO survey

The consultation finishes on 1 October 2017.

Drop-in events

We are running a series of drop-in events at locations across the district. Staff will be available to answer any questions and support completing the survey.

There will also be copies of all the maps available to view, showing the locations affected by the different restrictions, with the exception of all areas within a 30 miles per hour speed limit.

Please come along and let us know your thoughts.

Venue  Date Time
 Croftlands Community Centre, Ulverston  Friday 14 July  11.30 to 13.30
 Lightburn Park, Ulverston  Friday 14 July  14.30 to 16.30
 North Lonsdale Show  Wednesday 26 July  All day
 Cartmel Show  Wednesday 2 August  All day
 Queen’s Park, Windermere  Thursday 17 August  11.00 to 13.00
 The Glebe, Bowness-on-Windermere  Thursday 17 August  15.00 to 17.00
Marketplace, Kendal  Tuesday 22 August  11.00 to 13.00
 Kendal Leisure Centre  Tuesday 22 August  16.00 to 18.00
 Rothay Park, Ambleside Thursday 7 September 11.00 to 13.00
Westmorland County Show, Crooklands Thursday 14 September All day

What happens next?

The results of the consultation will be used to decide on the content of the PSPO. They will form the report to our councillors in November 2017 for the approval to go forward.

The results of the consultation will also be put on our website and in South Lakeland News.