Public Rights of Way
Town & Country Planning Act 1990, Section 261 (as amended) Baston-proposed temporary diversion of part of public footpath No 5. For more details please click on below. 17.11.14
The responsibility for maintaining a Public Rights of Way is shared between the Local Authority, Landowner & Occupier.
Local Authorities must record the legal existence & location of rights of way on the definitive map & ensure they are open for public use.
Landowners & Occupiers must ensure that rights of way are not blocked by crops, or other vegetation, or otherwise obstructed. That the route is identifiable & the surface is restored soon after cultivation.
Footpaths - open to walkers only;
Bridleways - open to walkers, horseriders & cyclists;
Restricted Byway - open to walkers, horseriders & horsedrawn vehicles;
Byway Open to all Traffic (BOAT) - open to walkers, horseriders, horsedrawn vehicles, cyclists & motor vehicles.
Public Path Diversion Order - part of public footpath 5. Information available below.
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Footpath No 5 temporary diversion 17.11.14
Footpath No 5 Map 17.11.14