Rights of way advice
Proposed developments and planning permission
This includes details on s.257 Town & Country Planning Act 1990 Orders - an application that can only be made if this Authority is satisfied that the diversion / closure of a Rights of Way is necessary to enable development to be carried out in line with a planning permission.
Temporary closure of Rights of Way
Information for land owners who wish to make an application for the temporary closure of a Right of Way.
Tree felling and forestry operations affecting Rights of Way
The National Park Authority acknowledges that it is sometimes necessary for landowners to either prune back, fell individual trees or clear woodlands on their land. If these works affect a Right of Way, then consideration has to be be given to public access.
Landowners’ responsibilities for Rights of Way
The National Park Authority (NPA) does a lot of work to help reduce the impact of Rights of Way users on land use. Landowners have legal obligations in respect of Rights of Way and access and the NPA is always willing to provide advise and assistance.
Specifications for furniture on Rights of Way
Additional information if you are looking to put up new structures across Rights of Way.
Gates and stiles on Rights of Way
Find out about seeking authorisation of gates and stiles on Rights of Way