Residents in Preston are being encouraged to share their views relating to dog control issues in public places as part of a consultation on current legislation.Advertisement
Preston City Council have launched a new survey to ask residents for their views on four Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders which are due for renewal in October.
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The consultation, which is open until Monday 10 August, is seeking residents’ opinions on the following pieces of legislation:
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Councillor Peter Moss, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Planning and Regulation at Preston City Council, said: “While dogs are a great source of enjoyment and companionship for many, it is vital that powers are in place to ensure people are protected from dog fouling or animals who are not on leads in some public spaces.
“These vital pieces of legislation help us to keep our public spaces clean and residents safe. It’s important everyone has chance to share their views on them before they are renewed.”
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