MAIDSTONE BOROUGH COUNCIL
RECORD OF DECISION OF THE Communities, Housing and Environment Committee
18 April 2017
Report of the Head of Environment and Public Realm - Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour relating to dogs: Updating our enforcement tools
Issue for Decision
To consider replacing existing
Dog Control Orders with updated enforcement measures.
That a formal consultation be undertaken for a 1 month period on the
introduction of 3 Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) to update and improve
the enforcement tools available to officers when dealing with irresponsible dog
That the fixed penalty notice available for each PSPO be set at £100 in
line with other PSPOs; and
3. That representations made in the public consultation be considered by the Head of Environment and Public Realm as detailed in Section 6 before the Head of Housing and Community Services makes the PSPOs unless there are significant relevant objections when there would be a report back to Committee.