Public Spaces Protection Orders

Some public areas in England and Wales, including in East Northamptonshire are covered by Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) - previously called Dog Control Orders (DCOs).  In public areas with PSPOs, you may have to:

- keep your dog on a lead
- put your dog on a lead if told to by a police officer, police-community support officer or someone from the council
- stop your dog going to certain places - like farmland or parts of a park
- limit the number of dogs you have with you (this applies to professional dog walkers too)
- clear up after your dog

PSPOs only apply to public land. 
If you ignore a PSPO, you can be fined.
 
East Northamptonshire Council (ENC) would like to receive your opinions on the PSPOs currently in force in East Northamptonshire and  the future use of PSPOs.
 
You can read more about the legislation on Dog Control Orders or on Public Space Protection Orders.  These links will open in a new window, so that you can still access this survey.  
 
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