Public spaces protection order

The public spaces protection order (PSPO) is intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem in a particular area that is detrimental to the local community’s qualify of life, by imposing conditions on the use of that area. The order could also be used to deal with likely future problems.

Examples the order could be used for could be:

Authorities that can apply for this are:

A PSPO can be made by the council if they are satisfied on reasonable grounds that the activities carried out, or likely to be carried out, are in a public space:

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