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The Dogs on Lead Wolverhampton Order 2007

It is an offence to fail to keep a dog on a lead on certain land within Northycote Farm and on land forming part of the following highways in the Wolverhampton City Council area (including footways, central reservations and verges):

  • A41 which includes Wergs Road, The Rock, Tettenhall Road, Chapel Ash
  • A4123 Birmingham New Road, Thompson Avenue, Birmingham Road, Dudley Road (between Birmingham Road and Ring Road)
  • Willenhall Road, Lower Horseley Fields, Horseley Fields
  • A4150 Ring Road

Northycote Farm

The map shows the areas within Northycote farm where dogs must be kept on a lead and areas from which dogs are excluded:

pdf icon Northycote Farm map Dog Order [47kb]


A person who is guilty of an offence under The Dogs on Lead Wolverhampton Order 2007 will be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £50. 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 to a person is acting with the consent of the owner or occupier of the land, or any other authority which has control of the land.

Reporting an Offence

To report and offence relating to a dog control order please ntact City Direct.