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Current Definitive Map Modification Orders and Public Path Orders

Definitive Map Modification Orders

No Definitive Map Modification Orders (DMMOs) have recently been published.

Public Path Orders

The following Public Path Orders (PPOs) have recently been published:

Public Path Orders
ReferencePublishedOrderPublicationEnd of Objection PeriodDocuments
P95 Notice of Confirmation Dorset Council (Part of Footpath 26, Lyme Regis) (Part of the South West Coast Path National Trail) Public Path Diversion Order 2019 Bridport & Lyme Regis News – 27 February 2020  n/a Combined conf notice & order P95 
P191 Notice of making Dorset Council (Part of Footpath 50, Sturminster Newton at Riverside) Public Path Diversion Order 2020 Blackmore Vale Magazine - Friday 13 March 2020 10 April 2020 P191 Notice of Order Making - Footpath 50 Sturminster Newton

Orders currently with the Secretary of State for determination

Orders which have received objections and have subsequently been sent to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for determination.

Any queries relating to orders currently with the Secretary of State should be directed to The Planning Inspectorate.

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

Dorset County Council (Footpaths 37 (part), 38 and 103 (part), Thorncombe) Public Path Diversion Order 2015

County Council Reference: RLB/E1373
Planning Inspectorate Reference: ROW/3212517

The public inquiry into the above Order was held at 10am on Tuesday 23 July 2019, at Thorncombe Village Hall, Chard Street, Thorncombe, Chard, Somerset, TA20 4ME. The inquiry lasted one day. 

Summary of Decision: The Order is proposed for confirmation subject to modifications set out in the Formal Decision

The Inspector`s interim decision is available here: 

P115 Thorncombe PINS Order Interim Decision & P115 Thorncombe PINS Order Interim Decision Plan

A copy of a notice of the Inspector's proposal to modify the above-mentioned Order in accordance with paragraph 2(3) of Schedule 6 to the above Act, together with a copy of the Order as submitted and a copy of the Order showing the proposed modifications are available below:

Row 3212517 mod noticeRow 3212517 order and map & Order showing Red Ink Modifications

Two objections/representations have been made to the Secretary of State's proposal to modify the above named Order:

ROW_3212517 Objection from Mr DunfordROW_3212517 Objection from Mr Holt ROW3212517 PINS reply to Mr Holt objection

Notice is hereby given that the above referenced Order has been submitted to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for determination. Following an earlier inquiry, the Inspector appointed to determine the Order issued a letter in which she proposed to make modifications to the Order as drafted. Following advertisement of those proposals objections/representations have been received.

The start date for the above Order is 6 March 2020.

Consideration of the Order will take the form of exchanges of statements of case and comments on statements of case which contain evidence in respect of the Inspector’s proposed modifications only.

The timetable for sending in statements of case and comments is available here:

ROW3212517 Timetable



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