Decision details

Dog-related Public Space Protection Order

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No




(a)       That the Dog-related Public Spaces Protection Order 2020, be approved;


(b)        That West Beach, Charmouth be included  as an exclusion area between 1 May and 30 September with dog’s exercised off-lead at other times. East Beach at Charmouth to have no restrictions.


Reason for Decision

To protect public health, safety and animal welfare.

To consolidate existing Dog-related Public Spaces Protection Orders and provisions into a single Order to give greater consistency and clarity for residents and visitors to Dorset.

To assist with the efficient use of enforcement resources.


Report author: Graham Duggan

Publication date: 09/10/2020

Date of decision: 06/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 06/10/2020 - Dorset Council - Cabinet

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