We are responsible for keeping the city clean and free of litter and we remove dog mess as part of the street cleaning programme. Dog mess is very unpleasant and can carry disease.
Under the Dogs (Fouling of Land) Act 1996, if you are in charge of a dog and it fouls on any land to which the public have access, you are responsible for cleaning it up. If you fail to clean it up immediately, you commit an offence and may receive:
Complete the litter reporting e-form. When you report a problem, give as much information as you can so that we can deal with the problem quickly.
If you witness dog fouling, you will need to tell us: