Public Spaces Protection Order - Exclusion of dogs on Aberavon Beach (1st May – 30th September) (extended)

The Public Spaces Protection Order – Exclusion of dogs on Aberavon Beach (1st May – 30th September) Order 2017, came into force on 20th October 2017. Under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, any Public Spaces Protection Order (“PSPO”) remains in place for three years, at which point they can be extended, varied or discharged.

Following an approval by the Council, this extended PSPO  came into effect on the 19th October 2020, and will last for a period of three years. It may be cited as the Public Spaces Protection Order – Exclusion of dogs on Aberavon Beach (1st May – 30th September) Order 2017 (as extended 2020)

This extended PSPO excludes dogs, between 1st May and 30th September annually, on Aberavon Beach. You are invited to view the plan of the area, please click on the link below.

A breach of this extended PSPO is an offence which can be dealt with through prosecution (which may lead to a Court fine up to £1,000) or by the issue of a Fixed Penalty Notice (“FPN”) of up to £75. Payment of this FPN discharges the liability to prosecution.

To see a sealed copy of this extended PSPO, including the plan, please click this link.