Find out about dog bins in Eastbourne and how to report problems with bins or fouling.
There are currently more than 220 dog bins, situated in parks, along the seafront and streets all around the town, to encourage dog owners to comply with the law and clean up after their pets.
You can download a list of the locations of dog bins in PDF format below.
For details of Eastbourne's poop scoop regulations, go to our Local Dog Control Orders pages, where you can download or order our advice leaflet A Guide to Responsible Dog Ownership.
Dog Fouling Problems
We receive many complaints about dog fouling problems, but it is difficult to witness and prove and we rely on the help of the public.
If you want to report a dog fouling problem, please read the following tips:
Before you contact us, try to find out which particular dogs and their owners are causing the problems,
Wherever possible, please try to have a quiet word with the owner first to see if the problem can be resolved, and
Keep a note of dates and times if you witness owners letting their dogs foul and not cleaning up, with a brief description of the dog and the owner.
Siting and Emptying of Dog Bins
Our dog bins are emptied three times a week and daily on the seafront during the summer months.
You can report problems with dog litter bins that are damaged or need emptying, or suggest a location for a new bin online, either by using the link from this page to the East Sussex Fault Reporting service, or the Dog Welfare Contact Form below.
The council has a limited budget for dog waste bins. We consider requests for new bins subject to the limitations of the financial situation and the locations that are requested - certain areas are not council adopted.
Sponsor a Dog Bin
Individuals or organisations can sponsor additional dog waste bins. The cost for each bin would be as follows: