Decision - Public Space Protection Orders - barbecues, lanterns and balloons: Outcome of Public Consultation

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Public Space Protection Orders - barbecues, lanterns and balloons: Outcome of Public Consultation

Decision Maker: Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1)            That Committee note the results of the public consultation as detailed in Appendix 1.


2)            That Committee agrees to make a PSPO to stop the use of single-use, disposable barbecues and the release of lanterns and balloons in or on council-owned parks, open spaces and the seafront.


3)            That Committee requests officers bring a report back to a future meeting of ETS, outlining alternative provisions (such as, but not limited to; permanent communal barbecue pits), that could be provided to allow residents without gardens or outdoor spaces the opportunity to enjoy barbecues.


4)            That Committee approves the updated Environmental Enforcement Framework as detailed in Appendix 2 (tracked changes version) and Appendix 3 (clean version).


5)            That Committee approve the £100 fine for failure to comply with the PSPOs.


6)            That Committee authorise Environmental Enforcement Officers to issue Fixed Penalty Notices for non-compliance with PSPOs in respect of the use of single-use barbecues and the release of lanterns and balloons.

Report author: Rachel Chasseaud

Publication date: 17/03/2022

Date of decision: 15/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2022 - Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee

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