Issue details

PROW: Definitive map modification order application to record a public footpath in woodland adjacent to Windmill Lane, Heslington

Purpose of report: For the Executive Member to consider evidence submitted in support of a Definitive Map Modification Order (DMMO) application to add a footpath to the Definitive Map in the Parish of Heslington and also the Hull Road Ward and to determine whether or not to authorise the making of an order under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981.

Members will be asked to either authorise the making of the DMMO to record the footpath on the definitive map and statement, or not.

Decision type: Non-Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Hull Road Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/12/2018

Decision due: 07/02/19 by Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Decision due: 07/02/19 by Executive Member for Transport and Planning
Reason: The Executive Member decision session has been re-arranged for the 7 February 2019.

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport and Planning

Lead director: Corporate Director of Economy and Place

Department: Directorate of Economy and Place

Contact: Russell Varley, Definitive Map Officer, Transport Service-Rights of Way Tel No. 01904 553691 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation process: An initial consultation has been carried out with the affected land owners, representatives of user groups and Heslington Parish Council. If the DMMO is made then a period of 42 days statutory consultation will be held.

Making Representations: Consultees: Heslington Parish Council, Ramblers Association, British Horse Society, Byways and Bridleways Trust, York Cycling Campaign, British Driving Society, Cyclists Touring Club, University of York, York St John University, Northern Electric plc. Ward Cllrs affected.


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