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Request to consult about the reintroduction of a Public Space Protection Order for the Union Terrace & Clarence Street Gardens

17/02/2022 - Request to consult about the introduction of a Public Space Protection Order at Union Terrace and Clarence Street Gardens



(i)           That Option 1 be agreed. To consult with local businesses, residents and interested stakeholders on the introduction of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for Union Terrace, Union Terrace Car Park, Clarence Street and Clarence Gardens, which would ensure that the Police and the Council would have greater powers to deal with anti-social behaviour in these areas.


(ii)         That a 4 week consultation process be undertaken and that the options within paragraph 10 of the report be referenced.


Reason: To ensure that the Council actively addresses the issue of anti-social behaviour in our communities.


(iii)        That a further report at the end of the consultation, which makes recommendations as to whether to introduce a PSPO taking into account the responses to the consultation, be received at a future Decision Session – Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods.


Reason: The Council will need to have due regard to the results of the public consultation exercise and legal criteria in making a decision.



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