Footpaths, Public Rights of Way

Footpaths, Public Rights of Way

Permissive footpaths are not rights of way, but exist by kind permission of farmers and landowners for a period of time. Please remember to keep to designated access and respect requests to keep dogs on leads for the protection of livestock, wildlife and ground nesting birds.

https://maps.northyorks.gov.uk/connect/analyst/mobile/#/main?mapcfg=Out_and_About

 

NYCC are generally responsible for footpath issues

https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/pavements-and-kerbs

 

Overhanging vegetation can cause issues regarding footpaths, highways and street lighting:

Guidance & Highways Act 1980 – Section 154 (1)

https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/advice/gardening-for-wildlife/plants-for-wildlife/garden-hedges/hedge-law/