A public space protection order (PSPO) is an order that identifies the public place and prohibits specified things being done in the restricted area.
Pigeons in Waterlooville
Following on from a public consultation Havant Borough Council has approved a public space protection order (PSPO) to prohibit the feeding of pigeons in Waterlooville precinct.
The PSPO came into force in April 2018 and made it an offence for a person to feed pigeons within the designated area.
Full details and areas covered by the PSPO are included in the following document:
- PSPO - Pigeons in Waterlooville (pdf 1.9 mb)
Dogs in Havant
Following on from a public consultation, supported by The Kennel Club and The Dogs Trust, Havant Borough Council has approved a public space protection order to update all of the existing dog byelaws into a single order.
- PSPO - Dogs in the borough (pdf 10 mb)
The PSPO requires dog owners in the borough to clean up after their dogs wherever they are and dispose of the waste responsibly, it also enables officers to issue fixed penalty notices if a dog owner is not adhering to these rules.
The PSPO also includes seasonal restrictions for dogs in the bathing area at Central Beachlands and details the exclusion of dogs from enclosed children’s play areas.
Finally, the PSPO makes it an offence not to put a dog on a lead when instructed to by a Police Officer or an officer authorised by the council for that purpose.