Dog faeces is not only unsightly and unpleasant but it can lead to toxocariasis - a serious illness which usually affects children and can lead to blindness.
Doncaster Council has a responsibility under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to act as the Litter Authority for the Doncaster Borough. This responsibility includes: street cleaning, litter collection, the removal of detritus, fly-posting, graffiti and fly-tipping on public land which is maintained by the Council.
A fixed penalty notice is a fine.
The Public Space Protection Order for Dogs and Dog Control is in force across the whole borough of Doncaster and applies to all land that the public has reasonable access to.
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To report an incident of dog fouling.
To report an issue with a council litter bin or dog fouling bin, i.e. damaged or overflowing.
The introduction of a borough-wide Public Space Protection Order under the new powers will replace outdated legislation relating to dog fouling and dog control.
We need you to join us in the fight to keep Doncaster clean.