Guidance

Rights of way guidance booklet

Guidance on procedures for considering objections to definitive map and public path orders.

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Guidance on procedures for considering objections to definitive map and public path orders

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This booklet contains information on:

  • when we receive an order
  • written representations
  • the hearing procedure
  • local public inquiries
  • other issues relevant to hearings and inquiries
  • what the Inspector considers in reaching a decision
  • the decision (including the modifications process)
  • costs
  • complaints and challenges
Published 1 March 2014
Last updated 9 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Links within document updated
  2. Updated broken links, updated the room number for Customer Quality Team, added another question to the end of Appendix H and made reference to submitting witness statements with a proof of evidence (Appendix E).
  3. Complaints and Feedback updated and a new section on communicating with us electronically.
  4. Update to costs section to reflect that Inspectors can now consider initiating an award of costs.
  5. First published.