Guidance

Pleasure grounds, public walks and open spaces: model byelaw set 2

Model byelaw set for local authorities to regulate public walks, pleasure grounds, open spaces and disused burial grounds.

Documents

Model byelaw set 2

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Flowchart 1: enabling powers for pleasure ground and open spaces byelaws

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Flowchart 2: enabling powers for commons and town or village greens

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Details

When making byelaws councils should use this model byelaw set and adapt it as required. The accompanying guidance notes should be consulted when using these model byelaws.

This model set includes byelaws on:

  • protection of the ground, its wildlife and the public
  • horses, cycles and vehicles
  • play areas, games and sports
  • waterways
  • model aircraft
Published 8 February 2013
Last updated 7 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated model byelaw and guidance notes.
  2. New contact details on guidance notes.
  3. First published.