Dog Control Order 2015

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

 The Bassetlaw District Council - Public Spaces Protection (Dog Control) Order 2015 

 Bassetlaw District Council (in this order called “the Authority”) hereby makes the following Order:

This Order comes into force on 1 st September 2015 for a period of 3 years.

Contents

Offences

Fouling
Fouling If within the administrative area of the Authority a dog defecates at any time on land to which the public or any section of the public has access, on payment or otherwise, as of right or by virtue of express or implied permission and a person who is in charge of the dog at the time fails to remove the faeces from the land forthwith, that person shall be guilty of an offence unless:

(A) He has reasonable excuse for failing to do so, or;
(B) The owner, occupier, or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (generally or specifically) to his failing to do so.

Leads 
A person in charge of a dog shall be guilty of an offence if, at any time, on land detailed in Schedule 1 below he does not keep the dog on a lead unless:

(A) He has reasonable excuse for failing to do so, or;
(B) The owner, occupier or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (gennerally or specifically) to his failing to do so. 

Exclusion
A person in charge of a dog shall be guilty of an offence if, at any time, he takes the dog onto, or permits the dog to enter or to remain on, any land detailed in Schedule 2 below unless. 

(A) He has reasonable excuse for failing to do so, or;
(B) The owner, occupier or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (generally or specifically) to his failing to do so. 

Exemptions

Nothing in this order shall apply to a person who - 

(A) Is registered as a blind person in a register compiled under section 29 of the National Assistance Act 1948, or;
(B) Is deaf, in respect of a dog trained by Hearing Dogs for Deaf People (registered charity number 293358) and upon which he relies for assistance, or;
(C) Has a disability which affects his mobility, manual dexterity, physical coordination or ability to list, carry or otherwise move everyday objects, in respect of a dog trained by a prescribed charity and upon which he relies for assistance. 

For the purpose of this order - 

  • 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;
  • Placing the faeces in a receptacle on the land which is provided for the purpose, or for the disposal of waste, shall be sufficient removal from the land; 
  • Being unaware of the defecation (whether by reason of not being in the vicinity or otherwise), or not having a device or other suitable means of removing the faeces shall not be a reasonable excuse for failing to remove the faeces 
  • "An authorised officer of the Authority" means an employee, partnership agency or contractor of Bassetlaw District Council who is authorised in writing by the Council for the purposes of giving directions under the Order. 

Penalty

A person who is guilty of an offence under this order shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale. 

Schedule One - Keeping of Dogs On Lead 

This Order applies to all the land described below. 

  1. This Order applies to all the land described below.

Askham 
St Nicholas's Churchyard, Askham

Babworth
All Saints' Churchyard, Beckingham 

Beckingham
All Saints' Churchyard, Beckingham 
Beecher Lane Cemetary, Beckingham

Blyth
St Mary and St Martin's Churchyard, Blyth
Blyth Cemetary, Spital Road, Blyth

Bole
St Martin's Churchyard, Bole

Bothamsall
Our Lady and St Peter's Churchyard, Bothamsall
Additional Burial Ground, Redhill Lane, Bothamsall 

Carbuton
St Giles's Churchyard, Carburton 

Carlton-in-Lindrick
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard in Calton-in-Lindrick
Burial Ground, High Road, Carlton-in-Lindrick 

Clarborough 
St John the Baptist's Churchyard, Clarborough

Clayworth
St Peter's Churchyard, Clayworth
Burial Ground, Church Lane, Clayworth 

Darlton 
St Giles' Churchyard, Darlton

Dunham on Trent 
St Oswald's Churchyard, Dunham on Trent 

East Drayton
St Peter's Churchyard, East Drayton 

East Markham 
St John's the Baptist Churchyard, East Markham

Eaton
All Saints' Churchyard, Eaton 

Elkesley
St Giles' Churchyard, Elkesley
Elkesley Cemetery, High Street, Elkesley

Everton
Holy Trinity Churchyard, Everton
Everton and Scaftworth Cemetery, Mattersey Road, Everton

Fledborough
St Gregory's Churchyard, Fledborough

Gamston
St Pete's Churchyard, Gamston 

Gringley on the Hill
St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, Gringley on the Hill
Gringley on the Hill Cemetery, Mill Hill, Gringley on the Hill

Grove
St Hellen's Churchyard, Grove

Harworth 
All Saint's Churchyard, Harworth
Harworth Cemetery, Tickhill Road, Harworth
Harworth New Cemetery, Styrrup Road, Harworth

Hayton
St Peter's Churchyard, Hayton 

Headon-cum-Upton
St Peter's Churchyard, Headon-cum-Upton

Holbeck
St Winifred's Churchyard, Holbeck 

Laneham
St Peter's Churchyard, Laneham

Langold
St Luke's Churchyard, Langold
Langold Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Langold 

Littleborough
St Nicholas' Churchyard, Littleborough 

Low Marnham
St Winifred's Churchyard, Low Marnham

Mattersey
All Saints' Churchyard, Low Marnham
Thorpe Road Cemetery, Mattersey 

Misson
St John the Baptist's Churchyard, Misson 
Misson Cemetery, Top Road, Misson 

Misterton 
All Saint's Churchyard, Misterton
Cemetery, Haxey Road, Misterton

Normanton on Trent 
St Matthew's Churchyard, Normanton on Trent
Cemetery, Eastgate, Normanton on Trent 

North Leverton
St Martin's Churchyard, North Leverton 

North Wheatley
St Peters and St Paul's Churchyard North Wheatley

Norton Cuckney 
St Mary's Churchyard, Norton Cuckney 

Oldcodes
St Mark's Churchyard, Oldcotes
St Helen's Churchyard, Main Street, Oldcotes 

Ragnall
St Leonard's Churchyard, Ragnall

Rampton
All Saint's Churchyard, Rampton

Ranby
St Martin's Churchyard, Ranby

Ranskill
St Barnabas' Churchyard, Ranskill
Ranskill and Torworth Cemetery, Great North Road, Ranskill 

Retford
All Hallow's Churchyard, Ordsall, Retford
St Michael the Archangel's Churchyard, Retford
St Saviour's Churchyard, Retford
St Swithun's Churchyard, Retford
Retford Cemetery, North Road / Babworth Road, Retford 

Scofton
St John's Churchyard, Scofton

Scrooby
St Winifred's Churchyard, Scrooby
Green Burial Ground, Hawks Nest, Scrooby 

Shireoaks
St Luke's Churchyard, Shireoaks 

South Leverton
All Saint's Churchyard, South Leverton

South Wheatley
St Helen's Churchyard, South Wheatley

Stokeham
St Peter's Churchyard, Stokeham

Sturton Le Steeple
St Peter and St Paul's Churchyard, Sutton-cum-lound

Sutton-Cum-Lound
St Bartholomew's Churchyard, Sutton-cum-lound 

Treswell
St John the Baptist's Churchyard, Treswell

Tuxford
St Nicholas's Churchyard, Tuxford
Tuxford Cemetery, Newark Road, Tuxford

Walkeringham
St Mary Magdalene's Churchyard, Walkeringham 
Walkeringham Cemetery, Mill Lane, Walkeringham 

West Drayton
St Paul's Churchyard, West Drayton

West Markham
All Saint's Churchyard, West Markham
Milton Mausoleum, Milton

West Stockwith
St Mary the Blessed Virgin's Churchyard, West Stockwith

Whaley Thorns
St Lukes Burial Ground, Cockshut Lane, Whaley Thorns 

Worksop
St Anne's Chuchyard, Worksop
St John the Evangelist's Churchyard, Worksop
The Priory Church of Our Lady and St Cuthburt's Churchyard, Worksop
Hannah Park Cemetery, Netherton Road, Worksop
Retford Road Cemetery, Worksop
The Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Worksop 

Schedule Two - Dog Exclusion Areas

This Order applies to all the land described below 

Beckingham
Children's Playground and multi-use games area adjacent to the village hall, Station Road, Beckingham

Blyth
Children's Playground adjacent to Sherwood Crescent, Blyth
Children's Playground to the rear of Spital Road, Blyth

Bircotes and Harworth
Children's Playground within Snipe Park, Bircotes
Children's Playground and multi-use games area within Tommy Simpsons
Recreation Ground adjacent to Lindsey Road, Harworth 

Carlton-in-Lindrick
Children’s Playground to the rear of Beckett Avenue, Carlton in Lindrick
Children’s Playground adjacent to Limetree Avenue, Carlton in Lindrick 
Children’s Playground adjacent to Pembroke Road, Carlton in Lindrick 
Village Pond, The Green Carlton in Lindrick

Clarborough
Children’s Playground to the rear of the village hall, Main Street, Clarborough. 
Children’s Ball Park, Smeath Lane, Clarborough.

Clayworth
Children’s Playground to the rear of the village hall, Town Street, Clayworth.

Darlton
Children’s Playground, Woodcoates Lane, Darlton.

Dunham on Trent
Children’s Playground to the rear of the village Hall, Low Street, Dunham on Trent.

East Markham
Picnic Area, Tuxford Road, East Markham

Elkesely
Children’s Playground off Lime Tree Avenue, Elkesley.

Everton
Metcalfe Charitable Trust Children’s Playground High Street, Everton.

Gringley on the Hill 
Children’s Playing Field, Finkell Street, Gringley on the Hill

Hayton
Playing Filed adjacent to Church Lane, Hayton.

Holbeck
Children’s Playground Holbeck.

Laneham
Children’s Play Area, Broadings Lane, Laneham

Langold
Children’s Playground and Water Play area, Langold Lake, Langold

Lound
Children’s Playground and Playing Field Daneshill Road, Lound

Mattersey Thorpe 
Children’s Playground adjacent to Winston Green, Mattersey Thorpe

Mission
Public Access Playing Field, Misson Primary School, Misson

Misterton
Children's Playground, multi-use games area and playing fields adjacent to Marsh Lane, Misterton
Children’s Playground adjacent to High Street, Misterton.

North Leverton
Blacksmith’s Playing Field adjacent to Main Street, North Leverton 

Norton Cuckney
Children’s Playground, Main Street, Norton
Children’s Playground and Playing Field adjacent to Creswell Road, Cuckney

Oldcotes
Children’s Playground adjacent to Ellesmere Drive, Oldcotes

Rampton
Children’s Playground and Playing field adjacent to Retford Road, Rampton

Ranskill
Children’s Playground and Playing Field adjacent to Mattersey Road, Ranskill

Rhodesia
Children’s Playground adjacent to Mary street, Rhodesia

Scrooby
Children’s Playground, The Croft, Scrooby

Shireoaks
Children’s Playground to the rear of York Place, Shireoaks

Sturton-le-Steeple
Children’s Playground, Cross Street, Sturton le Steeple

Styrrup
Children’s Playground to the rear of Styrrup Village Hall, Serlby Road, Styrrup

Sutton
Children’s Playground adjacent to the village hall, Town Street, Sutton

Tuxford
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area, Ashvale Road, Tuxford
Children’s Playground adjacent to Linden Avenue, Tuxford 
Children’s Playground and Playing Field adjacent to Clarke Lane, Tuxford

Walkeringham 
Children’s Playground adjacent to Mill Baulk Road, Walkeringham

West Stockwith
Children’s Playground adjacent to Main Street, West Stockwith

Wheatley (North and South) 
Children’s Playground adjacent to the village hall, Sturton Road, Wheatley

Woodbeck 
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area at Rampton Hospital, Woodbeck

Retford
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area adjacent to Goosemoor Lane, Retford
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area adjacent to Leafield, Hallcroft, Retford
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games Area within King’s Park, Retford
Children’s Playground adjacent to Leverton Road, Retford
Children’s Playground adjacent to the Oval, Retford
Children’s Playground adjacent to Strawberry Road, Retford

Worksop
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area within Farr Park, Worksop
Children’s Playground adjacent to Keswick Road, Worksop
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area adjacent to Northwood, Prospect, Worksop
Children’ Playground and Multi-use games area to the rear of Raymoth Lane, Worksop
Children’s Playground adjacent to Sandhill Street, Worksop
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area within the Rainbow Park, Shrewsbury Road, Worksop
Children’s Playground and Multi-use games area within The Canch, Priorswell Road, Worksop
Children’s Playground adjacent to Valley Road, Worksop
Children’s Playground adjacent to Wensleydale, Worksop
Multi-use games area to the rear of Oakwood Mews St Annes, Worksop
Children’s Playground adjacent to Meadow Lea, St Annes, Worksop


Last Updated on Tuesday, August 25, 2020