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Local Byelaws


Byelaws are laws which are made by a local authority and only apply within a specific geographical area. On this page we have published byelaws for North East Lincolnshire.

You can find out more about local byelaws on GOV.UK – Local government legislation byelaws .

North East Lincolnshire Dog Control is currently subject to a  Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act. This supersede any byelaws in place that relate to Dog Control.

The PSPO requirements are currently in place until 19 July 2022. If these requirements change or aren’t renewed, then these Byelaws will take effect again.

Public Space Protection Order for dog control

Byelaws – Dogs Fouling of Land Act 1996 (PDF)

North East Lincolnshire Dog Control is currently subject to a  Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act. This supersede any byelaws in place that relate to Dog Control.

The PSPO requirements are currently in place until 19 July 2022. If these requirements change or aren’t renewed, then these Byelaws will take effect again.

Public Space Protection Order for dog control

Dogs on Leads – Cleethorpes Cemetery Byelaw (PDF)

Dogs on Leads – Immingham Civic Centre 1989 (PDF)

Dogs on Leads – Pier Gardens Cleethorpes 1989 (PDF)

Dogs on Leads – Roval Recreation Ground Immingham 1989 (PDF)

Dogs of Leads – Seashore and Promenade 2000 (PDF)

North East Lincolnshire Dog Control is currently subject to a  Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) under the Anti Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act. This supersede any byelaws in place that relate to Dog Control.

The PSPO requirements are currently in place until 19th July 2022. If these requirements change or aren’t renewed, then these Byelaws will take effect again.

View the Public Space Protection Order for dog control.

Byelaws for the regulation of dogs (PDF)


Public Space Protection Order for dog control

Contact details

Legal Services, Municipal Offices, Town Hall Square, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 1HU

Email: LegalAdmin@nelincs.gov.uk

Telephone: 01472 324149

Opening times: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, except bank holidays