Public spaces protection orders (PSPOs) are intended to deal with a particular nuisance or problem, in a specific area, that is detrimental to the local community's quality of life. It does so by imposing conditions on the use of that area which apply to everyone. PSPOs impose conditions or restrictions on people using that area to deal with particular issues, such as the consumption of alcohol in a defined area.
The PSPO that came in to force at Cotmandene in Dorking in 2020 will reach the end of its three-year term on 12 January 2023. A five-week public consultation that asked whether the PSPO should be extended and what it should include closed on Monday 7th November 2022.
A summary of the results will soon be available on the Cotmandene, Dorking page.
PSPO Extensions 2023
The PSPO which covers Kingston Road Recreation Ground in Leatherhead reaches the end of its term on 19 April 2023, and a consultation will take place in early 2023 on its extension. The PSPOs for Meadowbank, Leatherhead Town Centre and Dorking Town Centre expire on 19 October 2023, and consultations are planned for later in 2023.
For more information and to view the orders please see the pages below.
There are five areas within Mole Valley which are covered by PSPOs:
- Kingston Road Recreation Ground, Leatherhead
- Meadowbank Recreation Ground, Dorking
- Dorking Town Centre
- Leatherhead Town Centre
- Cotmandene, Dorking
Breach of PSPOs will be enforced by the issuing of a fixed penalty notice or formal prosecution.
For more information about PSPOs, please call the Community Safety and Enforcement team on 01306 885001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org