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Dogs on Leads PSPO

The Dogs on Lead Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) 2017

Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

Offence

1. A person is in charge of a dog shall be guilty of an offence if, at any time, on any land to which this Order applies he does not keep the dog on a lead, unless:

2. For the purposes of this article a person who habitually has a dog in his possession shall be taken to be in charge of the dog at any time unless at that time some other person is in charge of the dog.

Penalty

A person who is guilty of an offence shall be issued with a fixed penalty notice. The amount of the penalty is £100. Failure to pay the fixed penalty will result in prosecution

Schedule 1

Land to which the Order applies:

Dogs must be kept on a lead on the promenade between 1st May and 30th September each year.

Sheerness - The Promenade from an imaginary line at 90 degrees from the centre point of the headland Jacobs Bank eastward to an imaginary line at 90 degrees from the west side of the steps leading over the sea wall immediately to the east of Sheerness Swimming Pool.

Minster Leas - The Promenade from an imaginary line at 90 degrees from the east side of the Playa Public House eastwards to an imaginary line at 90 degrees from the west side of the vehicle ramp leading to the beach, opposite the Little Oyster Cafe at 4 Sea Side Avenue.

Leysdown on Sea - The Promenade from an imaginary line at 90 degrees from Stokes Amusements, eastwards to an imaginary line at 90 degrees from the west of the beach steps opposite the small roundabout at the seaward end of The Promenade Road, Leysdown.

 

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