Decision details

Consultation Report for Anti-social Behaviour related Public Spaces Protection Orders

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A review of the existing Anti-social Behaviour Public Spaces Protection Orders for Weymouth & Portland, Dorchester, Bridport, West Bay and Lyme Regis as well as consideration of supplementary orders to tackle antisocial behaviour is additional areas as identified by the Community Safety Team in consultation with the Police.





That the Anti-social Behaviour related Public Spaces Protection Orders for the following parts of the Dorset Council area, be approved:

Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis, Portland, West Bay, Weymouth, Dorset Beaches and Dorset Open Land.


Reason for the decision


To comply with legislative requirements for the making of Public Spaces Protection Orders.

To ensure openness and transparency in the Council’s decision making by taking appropriate account of the results of the public consultation.

To ensure that those persons affected by anti-social behaviour are afforded the protection provided by such Orders.

Report author: John Newcombe

Publication date: 05/04/2022

Date of decision: 05/04/2022

Decided at meeting: 05/04/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/04/2022

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