FOI request (FOIR-185540673)
Community Protection Notices (CPNs)
Requested Fri 20 March 2020
Responded Fri 13 November 2020
1. Please state the number of Community Protection Notices (CPNs) issued in the year November 2018-October 2019. Please provide the text or subject matter of these CPNs.2. Please state the number of fines issued for the violation of Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) in the calendar year 2019 (Jan-Dec 2019).2b.Please provide details of the offences for which these PSPO fines were issued.2c. Please state if these fines for PSPO violation were issued by a private company.2d. If your PSPO provides for dispersal powers, please state the number of orders to disperse issued by council officers.3. Please state the income raised in 2019 from the renting out of outdoor public spaces (for example, public streets or squares).4. Please state if your council has a policy of banning smoking and/or vaping in any outdoor public spaces - such as parks, beaches, play areas, town squares, outdoor markets, or car parks. Please give details of any restrictions, and if any penalties apply.- 5. Please state if your council bans council employees from smoking and/or vaping during work hours. If so, could you please send me a copy of the policy.
I would appreciate it if you could provide this information in Word/excel formats.
Please accept my apologies for the delay in responding.
Q1 - 8 Community Protection Notices (CPNs) issued between Nov 18 and October 19 Wording of these was as per the attached templates for Aggressive Begging and drinking alcohol (attachments (1) & (2) and 5 for 'no camping' within our parks and gardens.
Q2. 74 Fixed Penalty Notices (FPNs) for Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) offences issued in the calendar year
4 x FPNs for failure to pick up dog foul
57 x FPNs for dog being off lead
2 x FPNs for dog being in a dog exclusion area
9 x FPNs for failure to surrender alcohol in a restricted area
1 x FPN for anti-social behaviour (urinating in a public place)
1 x FPN for sleeping in a vehicle in a restricted area.
Q2c. None issued by private company
Q3 - £16,483
Q4. No there is no such order or PSPO for this. Some car parks are deemed enclosed public places so there are so the UK smoking ban applies to these.
Q5 - Please see document (3) attached.
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