Dog control orders

Halifax area

The Fouling of Land by Dogs (Calderdale) Order 2012 [PDF file 90KB]|PDF file applies throughout the Borough, except to moorland, woodland, and Forestry Commission land. The Dogs on Leads by Direction (Calderdale) Order 2012 [PDF file 88KB]|PDF file applies anywhere in the Borough where the Dogs on Leads Order does not apply.

The other three Dog Control Orders apply to a more limited range of sites:

A summary list of the Orders which apply to the Halifax area

The table shows which sites are covered by the Orders. The list does not show how each Order specifically applies to the site. For that information, you will need to either visit the site and look at the signs which have been erected, or see Calderdale maps online: Dog control orders.

SiteAreaCategoryOrders which apply
Abbey ParkIllingworthPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Akroyd Library / Bankfield MuseumBoothtownCar parkDogs on Leads
Akroyd ParkBoothtownParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Akroyd PlaceBoothtownCar parkDogs on Leads
Akroydon Square ParkBoothtownParkDogs on Leads by Direction
Albert Memorial GardensSpring HallMemorialDogs on Leads
Beechwood ParkHolmfieldParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Specified Maximum
Bull GreenHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Caddyfield Recreation GroundSouthowramRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Calder and Hebble NavigationHalifaxSite of Ecological / Geological Importance / WatercourseDogs on Lead by Direction
Clough LaneMixendenPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Clough Lane Recreation GroundMixendenRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Conway StreetQueens RoadPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
CopleyCopleyAllotmentDogs on Leads
Copley Recreation GroundCopleyRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Crib LanePellon LanePlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Cross HillsHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Crossley HolmeSiddalAllotmentDogs on Leads
Doctor HillWheatley ValleyAllotmentDogs on Leads
Dodgeholme RoadMixendenPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
Dyson RoadPellonAllotmentDogs on Leads
Four Fields Recreation GroundOvendenRecreation GroundDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Godfrey RoadSkircoatAllotmentDogs on Leads
Grantham Road Recreation GroundBoothtownRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Haigh LaneSiddalAllotmentDogs on Leads
Halifax War MemorialHalifax centreMemorialDogs on Leads
Hanover StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Hanson Lane Memorial ParkQueens RoadMemorial (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
Haugh Shaw Road WestKing CrossCar parkDogs on Leads
High StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Holmfield Recreation GroundHolmfieldRecreation GroundDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Specified Maximum
Hopwood LaneQueens RoadAllotmentDogs on Leads
Horley GreenClaremountPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
Hunter HillMixendenPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
King StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Ling Bob Playing FieldsPellonRecreation GroundDogs on Leads by Direction
Lister Lane CemeteryPeoples ParkCemeteryDogs on Leads
Manor Heath ParkSkircoatParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
MixendenMixendenAllotmentDogs on Leads
Mixenden Adventure PlayMixendenPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Mixenden Urban ParkMixendenParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Moor Lane Recreation GroundIllingworthRecreation GroundDogs on Leads by Direction
Mount Tabor Recreation GroundMount TaborRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Mulcture Hall RoadHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Myrtle AvenueIllingworthPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
Natty Lane Recreation GroundIllingworthRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
North BridgeHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Northgate HouseHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
NorthowramNorthowramAllotmentDogs on Leads
Northowram LibraryNorthowramCar parkDogs on Leads
Northowram Recreation GroundNorthowramRecreation GroundDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Ogden ReservoirOvenden MoorLocal Nature Reserve, Site of Ecological / Geological Importance, Car ParkDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Specified Maximum
Oxford LaneSiddalAllotmentDogs on Leads
PellonPellonAllotmentDogs on Leads
The People's ParkPeoples ParkParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Prescott StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Queens Road Recreation GroundQueens RoadRecreation GroundDogs on Leads by Direction
Raven StreetQueens RoadPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Ridings Sports CentreOvendenCar parkDogs on Leads
Roils Head Recreation GroundRoils HeadRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Specified Maximum
St. Johns LaneHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Sandbeds ParkPellonParkDogs on Leads
SandhallPellonAllotmentDogs on Leads
Sandhall Green-Play Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Savile Park Recreation GroundSkircoatRecreation GroundDogs on Leads by Direction
Shelf Hall ParkShelfParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Shelf Library / Shelf Village HallShelfCar parkDogs on Leads
Shibden Park [Local Nature Reserve]Shibden ValleyParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Shroggs ParkLee MountParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Siddal Recreation GroundSiddalRecreation GroundDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Spring EdgeKing CrossPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads
Spring Hall Recreation GroundSpring HallRecreation GroundDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
StanningleyMixendenPlay Area (fenced)Dogs Exclusion
Stoney Royd CemeterySiddalCemeteryDogs on Leads
St. Paul's Rest GardenKings CrossMemorialDogs on Leads
Tetley Memorial ParkBradshawParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Thomas StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Union StreetHalifax centreCar parkDogs on Leads
Victoria StreetPellon LaneCar parkDogs on Leads
WarleyWarleyAllotmentDogs on Leads
Warley Recreation GroundWarleyRecreation GroundDogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
Warley Town CemeteryWarleyCemeteryDogs on Leads
Wellesley ParkHighroad WellTennis CourtsDogs Exclusion
West View ParkHighroad WellParkDogs Exclusion
Dogs on Leads
Dogs on Leads by Direction
WhitegateSiddalAllotmentDogs on Leads
WhitehillIllingworthAllotmentDogs on Leads
WoodsideBoothtownPlay Area (unfenced)Dogs on Leads

Dogs must be kept on a lead on all school and religious premises in the area.

Last Updated: 01/09/2016