It’s an offence to let a dog in your control foul on ‘designated land’, if you don’t clean up immediately afterwards.
It’s an offence to let a dog in your control foul on ‘designated land’, if you don’t clean up immediately afterwards. ‘Designated land’ includes the following:
If a dog has fouled in these areas, the council may issue a fixed penalty notice or begin a prosecution.
Always carry a plastic bag to pick up the mess as soon as your dog has fouled and put it in the nearest dog waste or litter bin. If there are no bins nearby, please take the waste home and dispose of it safely there.
Yes, the person in charge of the dog at the time of the offence is the one who would be fined or charged.
Contact us, and provided that the area is ‘designated land’, we’ll put up signs where appropriate and/or consider whether bins are needed. Any new bins installed will be combined litter/dog waste bins.