Cheshire West and Chester Public Spaces Protection Orders

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council in exercise of the power under section 59 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 214 (“the Act”) being satisfied that the conditions set out in section 59 of the Act have been met make the following Orders:

Subject to specific exemptions and defences, Persons within the area shown below shall:

  1. Not allow dogs to enter the following areas:
  • A Fully Enclosed Children’s Play Areas which contains Play Equipment
  • A Fully or Partially enclosed Multi Use Games Areas (MUGAs)
  • A Tennis Court
  1. If in charge of a dog, have with them the means to pick up dog faeces
  2. At the request of an authorised officer place the dog on a lead with a maximum length of 2m and keep it on that lead as directed to do so by the authorised officer. The 2m length can be a fixed, clipped or locked length
  3. Not walk more than 6 dogs at any one time, whether on behalf of a business or otherwise
  4. Not smoke within a Fully Enclosed  Children’s Play Areas which contains Play Equipment

This order will commence on 20th October 2018 for a period of 3 years. 

Any person who fails to comply with the requirements of the Order is guilty of an offence and liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £1000 or a fixed penalty notice of a maximum £100.