Following the recent introduction of a number of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) to replace existing byelaws in the district, a number of local communities have asked us to consider some additional dog controls within their areas and we are now seeking your views on those requests through a 6 week public consultation that ends on Friday 21 December 2018.
The detailed consultation documents are available for download below:
If you wish to comment on these proposed new Public Space Protection Orders, please do so through the online survey or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to: PSPO Consultation, c/o Environmental Protection, Suffolk Coastal District Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton Suffolk IP12 1RT
Your comments should reach us by no later than midnight on Friday 21nd December 2018.
All consultation responses will be given due consideration by the Council before any orders are made. The final decision will rest with the Suffolk Coastal District Council and will be scheduled for consideration at a Cabinet meeting after the closure of the consultation period.
If you require any further information or have any queries related to this matter, please contact or write to us using the details given above.
We have amended the various dog controls currently in force across the district.
In the case of Landguard Point nature Reserve, these controls also extend to other activities.
As well as updating controls, PSPOs also provide a more effective and efficient way of dealing with these types of offence through the issue of a Fixed Penalty Notice.