In certain areas dogs must be kept on a lead, this applies to all roads, pavements and footpaths.
If a dog is not on a lead the owner may be liable to a fine of up to £100.
Areas where your dog must be kept on a lead
- All public roads including, pavements, footways, alleyways and ginnels, whether adopted or unadopted, whether gated or ungated within the administrative area of Blackpool Borough Council
- Public open space areas, parks, recreation/amenity areas, gardens as described below
- All cemeteries and churchyards
- All car parks
- Tram tracks and adjacent footpaths where no physical barrier separates the tracks from the footpath or walkway
- Promenade between North and South Piers, being the open areas of land from the carriageway and or tram tracks
- Jubilee Gardens, Gynn Square
- Cenotaph, adjacent to North Pier
- Marton Mere Local Nature Reserve
- Fylde Memorial Arboretum, Moor Park Avenue
- South Promenade tram track grass embankments
- Starr Gate tram loop
- George Bancroft Park
- Stanley Park Italian Gardens and cafe terrace*
* 1 May to 31 August between 10.00am-4.00pm
Dogs on lead by request
This order is for the whole borough and It includes all public land. It allows an authorised officer or a police officer to request that a dog be put on a lead, when necessary.
Reporting a problem
To report a problem with dogs not being on a lead in these areas, please contact the dog warden on 01253 477477.