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Sedgemoor District Council are reminding residents that there are no planned ordinary elections in Sedgemoor this May

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Bylaws


Sedgemoor District Council has created a bylaw under provisions of section 235 of the local government act 1972 for the Good Rule and Government of the District of Sedgemoor.

The bylaw covers matters such as:

  • Skateboarding and roller skating on footpaths
  • Noise in streets from shouting, singing, playing musical instruments, radios,cd players etc
  • Dangerous games in streets
  • Ball games on the highway
  • Urinating in the street

Contravention of the bylaws is a criminal offence and carries a maximum penalty of a fine not exceeding £500.

The Seashore and Esplanade at Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow & Brean

The Council has created several bylaws under the provisions of the Public Health Acts governing the use and control of the beaches and Esplanade at Burnham-on-sea, Berrow & Brean.

The bylaw covers matters such as:

  • Not driving a vehicle at a speed exceeding 15mph on the beach
  • Dangerous driving or driving without due care
  • No driving on the slipway or in any sand dune
  • Sand yachting permitted only at certain times
  • Horse riding on the beach
  • No camping
  • No gliders, microlights or parascending equipment

Contravention of the bylaws is a criminal offence and now carries a maximum penalty of a fine not exceeding £500

The Seashore Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow & Brean

This bylaw controls the use of pleasure boats around Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow & Brean.

A full copy of the all the above bylaws are available to download from the bottom of this page. Further details can be obtained from Legal Services using the contact information below.

Contravention of the bylaws is a criminal offence and now carries a maximum penalty of a fine not exceeding £500.

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