The new order, which will not affect people who need a dog to assist with a disability, would replace the previous byelaws which allowed the council to fine people up to PS80 for dog fouling
SNP councillor Evelyn Tweed said: "People hate dog fouling
. There is a particular problem with dog fouling
in Doune and Deanston around the primary schools and its really good to hear about the pilot scheme.
remains one of the most frequent causes of complaint and patrols operate regularly in areas prone dog fouling
, the council said.
Mrs Mollie Galligan's Eco Group have engaged with Dumfries and Galloway Council's Community Safety team who have the remit of enforcing legislation around dog fouling
continues to remain the general public's biggest individual complaint.
to us about dog fouling
. We've consulted with pedestrians, responsible dog owners and local schools too.
County councillor Annwen Daniels, who represents the town's Bowydd a Rhiw ward, is confident the community will come together to tackle the problem after being told by a specialist streets officer it has some of the worst examples of dog fouling
Kingdom have something of a controversial reputation on Wirral, where they have been working with the council to hand out fines for littering and dog fouling
As part of Operation Early Bird, they've been divvying out special Dog Watch highvis jackets to the teams and teaching them how to spot and report irresponsible owners for dog fouling
In the 12 months before Kingdom took over in April 2017, only four people were caught for dog fouling
, only one of which coughed up for the PS75 fine.
Cardiff council is considering a public spaces protection order which would prohibit dog fouling
in all public places owned or maintained by the authority.