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Designated Public Place Orders (DPPO)

Designated Public Place Orders (DPPO) makes it an offence to drink alcohol after being required by a police officer not to do so. Designated Public Place Orders operate in Alston, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and Penrith.

Local Authorities have the power to make an Order under Section 13 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001. This Order gives the Police powers in relation to street drinking associated with nuisance or anti-social behaviour.

Designated Public Place Orders Maps

For further information

  • Contact: Licensing Team
  • Office Hours:
    Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5.15pm
    Friday 8.45am to 4.45pm
  • Email: admin.licensing@eden.gov.uk
  • Telephone: 01768 212 148 or 01768 212 273
  • Address: Eden District Council, Town Hall, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7QF  
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Designated Public Place Order Street Sign

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