fine for Burnham resident who let their dog foul in town centre
Burnham-On-Sea resident has been handed a £75 fine after
allowing their dog to foul a public area of the town centre.
District Councils dog wardens were alerted to a 'dog poo
hotspot' in and around Burnham town centre and random patrols
were stepped up in the area.
that end, a resident was issued with a £75 Fixed Penalty
Notice this week for failing to remove their dog's mess from a
public place in the town centre.
dog wardens will issue Fixed Penalty Notices to irresponsible
dog owners who behave in this anti-social manner, which is unpleasant
and unnecessary, affecting other residents and visitors to the
district," said spokeswoman Claire Faun.
sufficient evidence of dog fouling offences, dog owners will be
always be challenged and either fined or prosecuted for non-removal
of their dog faeces in a public place."
the past five years, Sedgemoor Dog Wardens have issued 60 fixed
penalty notices for dog fouling. "
recently reported that traders were upset about dog mess along
town centre pavements - see the link below for the full story.
anger over dog fouling in Burnham-On-Sea town centre