Dog control order 2018 - The order

The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014

Public Spaces Protection (Dog Control) Order 2018

Bassetlaw District Council (“the Authority”) has made the following Public Spaces Protection Order pursuant to Section 59 of Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014 (“the Act”) after undertaking a consultation as required by Section 72 of the Act.

The administrative area for Bassetlaw District Council and is protected by this Order (hereinafter called the “Designated Area”)

The Council is satisfied that activities have been carried out in the Designated Area that have had a detrimental effect on the quality of life of those in the locality. The Council is further satisfied that the effect of these activities is likely to be of a persistent and continuing nature, and is of such as to make the activities unreasonable and the effect of the activities justifies the restrictions imposed.

The Order may be cited as the Bassetlaw District Council - Public Spaces Protection (Dog Control) Order 2018 and takes effect from 1 September 2018 for until 31 August 2021

If any interested person desires to question the validity of this Order on the grounds that the Council had no power to make it or that any requirement of the Act has not been complied with in relation to this Order, he or she may apply to the High Court within six weeks from the date on which this Order is made

The following prohibitions are imposed on use of the Designated Area:

FOULING

If within the Designated Area a dog defecates at any time on land to which the public or any section of the public has access, by 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:

  1. he has reasonable excuse for failing to do so;
    or
  2. 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:

  1. he has reasonable excuse for failing to do so;
    or
  2. the owner, occupier or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (generally 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:

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

MEANS TO PICK UP FAECES

A person in charge of a dog on land in the Designated Area shall be guilty of an offence, if, at any time, he does not comply with a direction given to him by an Authorised Officer of the Authority to produce a device for, or other suitable means of, removing dog faeces and transporting it to a bin (whether or not the dog has defecated) unless:

  1. That person has a reasonable excuse for failing to do so;
    or
  2. The owner/occupier or other person or authority having control of the land has consented (generally or specifically) to that person failing to do so;
  3. That person is subject to the exemptions listed in Paragraph 5.

EXEMPTIONS

Nothing in this order shall apply to a person who: 

  1. is registered as a blind person in a register compiled under section 29 of the National Assistance Act 1948;
    or
  2. 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
  3. has a disability which affects his mobility, manual dexterity, physical coordination or ability to lift, carry or otherwise move everyday objects, in respect of a dog trained by a prescribed charity and upon which he relies for assistance.

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

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 for 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 Bassetlaw District Council for the purposes of giving directions under the Order.
  • Each of the following is a "prescribed charity" –
  • Dogs for the Disabled (registered charily number 700454)
  • Support Dogs Limited (registered charity number 1088281)
  • Canine Partners for Independence (registered charity number 803680)

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

The following Churchyards, Cemeteries and Burial Grounds

Askham

St Nicholas’s Churchyard, Askham

Babworth

All Saints’ Churchyard, Babworth       

Beckingham

All Saints Churchyard, Beckingham

Beecher Lane Cemetery, Beckingham

Blyth

St Mary and St Martin’s Churchyard, Blyth

Blyth Cemetery, Spital Road, Blyth

Bole

St Martin’s Churchyard, Bole

Bothamsall

Our Lady and St Peter’s Churchyard, Bothamsall

Additional Burial Ground, Redhill Lane, Bothamsall

Carburton

St Giles’s Churchyard, Carburton.

Carlton in Lindrick

St John the Evangelist’s Churchyard Carlton 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’s 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’s 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 Helen’s Churchyard, Grove.

Harworth

All Saints 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 Wilfrid’s Churchyard, Low Marnham

Mattersey

All Saints’ Churchyard, Mattersey

Thorpe Road Cemetery, Mattersey

Misson

St John the Baptist’s Churchyard, Misson

Misson Cemetery, Top Road, Misson.

Misterton

All Saints’ 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

Oldcotes

St Mark’s Churchyard, Oldcotes

St Helen’s Churchyard Main Street Oldcotes.

Ragnall

St Leonard’s Churchyard, Ragnall

Rampton

All Saints’ Churchyard, Rampton

Ranby

St Martin’s Churchyard, Ranby

Ranskill

St Barnabas’s 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 Wilfrid’s Churchyard, Scrooby

Green Burial Ground, Hawks Nest, Scrooby.

Shireoaks

St Luke’s Churchyard, Shireoaks.

South Leverton

All Saints’ 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, Sturton Le Steeple

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 Saints’ 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 Churchyard, Worksop

St John the Evangelist’s Churchyard, Worksop

The Priory Church of Our Lady and St Cuthbert’s Churchyard, Worksop

Hannah Park Cemetery, Netherton Road, Worksop

Retford Road Cemetery, Worksop.

The Cemetery, Cemetery Road, Worksop

St Mary’s Catholic Church, Park Street, Worksop.

Schedule Two - Dog Exclusion Areas

This Order applies to all the land described

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

Elkesley

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 Field 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

Misson

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

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.

Children’s Playground, Monks Way, Shireoaks

Children’s Playground, Middle Meadow/Limekiln Way, 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, Multi-use games area and water play facility 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, Multi-use games area and water play facility 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.

Children’s Playground Manton Villas, Worksop

St Augustin’s Playground off Milton Drive, Worksop

 

 


Last Updated on Monday, February 15, 2021