Beaches and seafront
Dogs on the beach
Dogs are excluded from Sandhaven beach between 8am and 6pm, from 1 May to 30 September each year.
A person in charge of any dog brea this Order will be guilty of an offence and liable to a fixed penalty of £100.
This is reduced to £50 if paid within 7 days.
What happens if you don't pay a fine
If the fine is not paid, the Council will prosecute at Magistrates' Court
If you are found guilty of committing an offence, you can be fined a maximum of £1,000 (current rate).
If you have a complaint
If you have a complaint or enquiry, please contact the Customer Contact Centre on 0191 427 7000.
For more information, see Public Spaces Protection Orders for dog fouling and dog control.