beach ban on dogs in Burnham-On-Sea comes into force
summer-time beach ban on dogs has come into operation this month.
District Council bans dogs from the town's three main beaches over
the tourist season.
and residents are reminded that the seasonal dog ban came into force
on May 1st on all beaches at Burnham-On-Sea between Maddock's Slade
and the Yacht Club," council spokeswoman Claire Faun said this
"During the dog ban period, which runs from May 1st to September
30th, it is an offence to take your dog onto the beach."
walkers can be issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £75 or
face prosecution for doing so."
"Sedgemoors dog wardens undertake patrols at the beaches
and will issue fixed penalty notices to those caught with dogs on
the banned beaches."
the last few months, the dog wardens have issued 15 Fixed Penalty
Notices for dogs on the beach on beach 1, between the jetty and
Pavilion, where dogs are banned all year round."
can still be walked on the beach north of Maddock's Slade towards
the beach lighthouse all year-round.