Decision details

Public Spaces Protection Order- Report on the findings form the Public Consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree and adopt the draft order.


(a)  That the DOG-related Public Spaces Protection Order be approved, as set out within the original report to Place and Resources Overview Committee of 5 October 2023, (starting at paragraph 1.2 of the report) and


(b)  That the PSPO be reviewed after the winter period by the appropriate committee with a focus on Lyme Regis Front Town Beach.


Reasons for the decision


To protect public health, safety and animal welfare.

To provide a new PSPO as required by the Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.

To assist with the efficient use of enforcement resources.

To recognise the public’s support, through the consultation responses, for certain restrictions required for public safety.

To recognise and implement the requirements of the Equality legislation.



Report author: Janet Moore

Publication date: 08/11/2023

Date of decision: 07/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/11/2023

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