Decision details

Public Space Protection Order - Consultation on a new Borough wide order

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seeks approval to commence a six week engagement in relation to the adoption of a new Borough wide public space protection order replacing and extending the current Borough wide PSPO and the town centre PSPO.




(1)            the content of the draft Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) set out in Appendix 1 to the officer report be noted and an 8-week consultation on this be agreed; and


(2)            the outcome of the consultation, along with any resulting changes to the draft PSPO, be brought back to Cabinet and considered for adoption.


Reason for Decision:  The PSPOs would allow direct action against low level anti-social behaviour, with the benefit of being able to issue fixed penalty notices for breaches, if appropriate.

Report author: Corporate Director Place

Publication date: 17/02/2023

Date of decision: 16/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/02/2023

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