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The Fouling of Land by Dogs Wolverhampton Order 2007

This Order applies to all land to which the public are entitled or permitted to have access within the Wolverhampton City Council area.

It is an offence for anyone in charge of a dog on such open land to fail to remove faeces deposited by that dog.


A person who is guilty of an offence under the Fouling of Land by Dogs Wolverhampton Order 2007 will be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £75. Failure to pay the notice would result in prosecution with a maximum fine of £1,000.

No offence shall be committed where a person has reasonable excuse for failing to comply with the order or a person is acting with the consent of the owner or occupier of the land, or any such authority which has control of the land.

Reporting an Offence

To report an offence relating to a dog control order please contact City Direct.