Residents, businesses and visitors being invited to give their views on proposals to renew the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for dog control in the ex-West Somerset Area.

The PSPO for dog control covers the following issues:

  • Dog fouling
  • Dogs on Lead by direction
  • Dog exclusion zones

For further information about the consultation visit Public Space Protection Order Consultation (

Paper copies of the consultation are available by contacting the Council on 0300 123 2224, draft copies of the PSPO are also available at the following locations:

  • West Somerset House, Williton, TA4 4QA
  • Porlock Community Library, Porlock, Minehead
  • Minehead Library, Bancks Street, Minehead, TA24 5DJ
  • Dulverton Library, Fore Street, Dulverton, TA22 9EX
  • Watchet Community Library, 11 The Esplanade, Watchet, TA23 0AJ
  • Williton Library, Killick Way, Williton, Taunton, TA4 4QA
  • Nether Stowey Community Library, Castle Street, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1NE

The consultation closes on Friday 6 October 2023.

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November 1, 2023

Melissa Webb


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