Public Spaces Protection Order
From the 1 September 2017, a Public Spaces Protection Order enforces the following restrictions on dog owners in the borough:
A person has committed an offence if a dog in his/her charge fouls on land listed in the order* and the person fails to remove the faeces.
* the order covers most public land
Dogs on leads
A person has committed an offence if he/she fails to keep a dog on a lead in certain designated areas - public roads, council-owned cemeteries and Caldecott Park.
Dogs on leads by direction
A person has committed an offence if he/she fails to put a dog on a lead when requested to do so by an authorised officer. This order applies to the whole borough.
A person has committed an offence if he/she takes a dog into a designated area* which dogs have been barred from entering.
* all enclosed children's play areas and the grounds of Warwickshire County Council-controlled schools
Fixed Penalty Notices
Fixed Penalty Notices of £100 can be issued to a person committing an offence under the Public Spaces Protection Order.