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Public Space Protection Order

Public Space Protection Order Consultation - highway car sales

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is currently undertaking a public consultation on a proposed Public Space Protection Order under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. This order relates to highway vehicle sales and would prohibit anyone exposing for sale a vehicle on certain public highways in the Borough. Leaving vehicles exposed for sale in prominant locations is a cause of significant concern for residents, businesses and visitors to the area.  

As part of a partnership approach towards this problem, it has been decided to apply for a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) for Nuneaton and Bedworth to help address the concerns related to highway vehicle sales. 

What area will be covered

The proposed order would prohibit vehicles being exposed for sale on A and B category roads within the Borough of Nuneaton and Bedworth.

Maps showing the affected roads are available here;

Overview of Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO)

The Anti-Social Behaviour, Police and Crime Act 2014 introduced new powers on 20 October 2014 for dealing with local neighbourhood issues. Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO) were introduced as one of the tools and can be used to protect the public from behaviour that is having, or is likely to have, a detrimental effect on the quality of life of those in the locality and is persistent and unreasonable.

Last updated Monday, 11th October 2021

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