Decision Maker: Executive, Council
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To consider the report on the Public Spaces Protection Order, following the consultation period, on the whether to amend or seek continuance of the current Public Spaces Protection Order .
RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-
(1) the variation of Prohibition E of the current order following a public consultation so that any individual whether or not in a group who is causing harassment, alarm and distress may be required to leave the area of the PSPO for a maximum of 24 hours as stated in Appendix A of the report;
(2) no change to the remaining prohibitions of the Public Spaces Protection Order and the existing boundaries as shown in Appendix B of the report;
(3) the extension of the PSPO for a further three years, commencing on 20 June 2022; and
(4) the continuation of the current policy of funding received by the Council from fixed penalty notices issued for a breach of any PSPO to be ring-fenced for initiatives to address anti-social behaviour and that the funding continue to be administered through the Exeter Community Safety Partnership.
Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.
Report author: Simon Lane
Publication date: 09/02/2022
Date of decision: 08/02/2022
Decided at meeting: 08/02/2022 - Executive