Issue details

Highway encroachment at West Field Lane, Upper Poppleton

Purpose of Report: The report will provide an update on a highway encroachment issue at West Field Lane, Upper Poppleton, which was reported to City of York Council by the Parish Council. It will present options for the council to take action to discharge its duty as the Highway Authority under Section 130 of the Highways Act 1980 to “assert and protect the rights of the public to the use and enjoyment of any highway for which they are the highway authority, including any roadside waste which forms part of it” and “prevent any unlawful encroachment on any roadside waste comprised in a highway for which they are the highway authority”.

The Executive Member will be asked to consider the options presented to address the highway encroachment issue and approve the recommended option for enforcement action.

This item has been withdrawn. Reason: To enable the landowner’s newly appointed advisers to review the evidence gathered by the council and provide any additional information they may want to share with the Council to resolve the issue.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Withdrawn

Wards affected: Rural West York Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/02/2023

Decision due: 14/03/23 by Executive Member for Transport
Reason: This item has been withdrawn. Please open this item for further details.

Lead member: Executive Member for Transport

Lead director: Corporate Director of Place

Department: Directorate of Place

Contact: Helene Vergereau, Traffic and Highway Development Manager Email:

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: EIA will be considered as part of the report.


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