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When is dog fouling against the law?

It is an offence where a dog defecates for anyone in charge of a dog to fail to remove dog faeces immediately anywhere within Mid Devon in any public place or on any land where the order applies. A maximum fine of £1000 applies. The offence may be dealt with by acceptance of a £100 Fixed Penalty if appropriate.

Report dog fouling

Anyone wishing to report an incident should provide their details as well as be prepared to provide a witness statement for follow up proceedings.

To report a dog fouling incident, please use our online Dog fouling Incident form.

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