Dog control orders

The following Dog Control Orders have been issued by Newport City Council:

1. Dog Control Order - the fouling of land by dogs

2. Dog Control Order - Newport cemeteries:

Introduced in January 2009 and covering Christchurch, Caerleon and St. Woolos cemeteries, this Order controls:

  • failure to remove dog faeces 
  • failure to keep a dog on a lead with a maximum length of 1.5 metres

3. Public Spaces Protection (dog control) Order 2022

Following public consultation, Newport City Council has put in place a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) for parks and open spaces.

This Order applies to all the Public Spaces in the City and County of Newport and the purpose of the order will be to enforce responsible dog ownership.

Find out more about the Public Space Protection Order