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Current Definitive Map Modification Orders and Public Path Orders

The following Definitive Map Modification Orders (DMMOs) and Public Path Orders (PPOs) have recently been published:

Notice of Modification Order - Section 53 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

County of Dorset Definitive Map and Statement of Rights of Way - Dorset Council (Parts of Footpath 21, Lyme Regis) Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order 2021

The above Order, made on 19 March 2021, if confirmed as made, will modify the definitive map and statement for the area by:

Deleting from them Parts of Footpath 21:

  1. From its junction with Colway Lane, south south west of the property Garden House at SY 33969300, north passing through the garden of Garden House to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 21 at SY 33969307. No recorded width.
  2. From the unaffected part of Footpath 21 on the north east boundary of 36 Talbot Road at SY 33949312, north east through 4 properties on Talbot Road to SY 33989315, then north passing through the garden of 31 Talbot Road and across the road to the south east boundary of 16 Talbot Road at SY 33989317. No recorded width.
  3. From the unaffected part of Footpath 21 north of 16 Talbot Road at SY 33979321, north north east, passing through the garden of 50 Woodberry Down Way to SY 33989331 and continuing north through a field to SY 33979339. No recorded width.

Adding to them Parts of Footpath 21:

  1. From its junction with Colway Lane, south of the property Penard at SY 33959300, north along a tarmac and crushed stone track to the southern boundary of 3 Colway Close at SY 33959306, continuing north east to its junction with the unaffected part of Footpath 21 at SY 33969307. The width varies: 2.5 metres between SY 33959300 and SY 33959306, narrowing to 2 metres at SY 33969307.
  2. From the unaffected part of Footpath 21, on the north eastern boundary of 36 Talbot Road at SY 33949312, north west along Colway Close and across the road to the south eastern boundary of 12 Talbot Road at SY 33929314. Continuing north east along the tarmac pavement to its junction with the unaffected part of Footpath 21 at SY 33989317. Width 2 metres.
  3. From the unaffected part of Footpath 21, north of 16 Talbot Road at SY 33979321, north along the western edge of a field to a field boundary at SY 33979330 and continuing north along the field edge to rejoin the unaffected part of Footpath 21 at SY 33979339. The width varies: between SY 33979321 and SY 33979330 2 metres then widens to an open field at SY 33979330.

A copy of the order as made and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Vanessa Penny, Definitive Map Team Manager, Spatial Planning, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (Ref: RW/T529), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk not later than 01 July 2021.  Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

If no representations or objections are duly made to the Order, or if any so made are withdrawn, the Dorset Council, instead of submitting the Order to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs may itself confirm the Order.  If the Order is submitted to the Secretary of State, any representations or objections which have been duly made and not withdrawn will be sent with it.

Dated: 20 May 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: Sealed Order T529

Notice of Confirmation of a Public Path Extinguishment & Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Dorset Council (Part of Bridleway 43, Marshwood at Prime Coppices) Public Path Extinguishment Order 2021

On 16 April 2021 Dorset Council confirmed the above named order made under Section 118 of the Highways Act 1980 as unopposed.

The effect of the order as confirmed is to extinguish the full width of part of Bridleway 43, Marshwood from the unaffected part of Bridleway 43, at its junction with Bridleway 44, Marshwood and Glebeland Lane at SY 38799735, generally south west across a river, to the unaffected part of Bridleway 43 at its junction with Bridleway 76, Marshwood at the northern edge of Prime Coppices at SY 38779733.

A copy of the order as confirmed and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

The order comes into force on 23 April 2021 but if any person aggrieved by the order wants to question its validity, or that of any provision contained in it, on the ground that it is not within the powers of the Highways Act 1980, as amended, or on the ground that any requirement of the Act, as amended, or of any regulation made under the Act has not been complied with in relation to the order, he or she may, under paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Act as applied by paragraph 5 of Schedule 6 to the Act, within six weeks from 20 May 2021, make an application to the High Court.

Dated: 20 May 2021                                                                                            Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P202 Confirmed Order

Notice of Making a Public Path Diversion & Definitive Map and Statement Modification Order

Highways Act 1980 & Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Dorset Council (Part of Bridleway 31, Hilton at Manor Farm) Public Path Diversion Order 2021

The above order, made on 30 April 2021 under section 119 of the Highways Act 1980, will divert part of Bridleway 31, Hilton as shown on the order map as follows:

From the existing way: The full width of the bridleway, from the unaffected part of Bridleway 31, south of Manor Farm House at ST 77970353, north west along a tarmac/stone surfaced driveway to the properties Manor Farm House and Bramleys to ST 77900364, then south west along a grass field edge passing to the north and west of Bramleys to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 31 at ST 77790360. (No recorded width).

To the new way: From the unaffected part of Bridleway 31, at a tarmac/stone surfaced driveway, south of Manor Farm House at ST 77970353, south west into a field and continuing south west along a double fenced grass surfaced path to ST 77850352, then north west along a double fenced grass field edge to rejoin the unaffected part of Bridleway 31 at ST 77790360. Width: The width of this part of Bridleway 31 is 4 metres.

A copy of the order as made and the order map are available on our website and can be viewed at County Hall by prior appointment only, due to the current Covid-19 situation. To enquire about viewing a copy of the order or for further information, please contact us by emailing definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk or telephone 01305 224463.

Any representations about or objections to the order may be sent in writing to Vanessa Penny, Definitive Map Team Manager, Spatial Planning, Dorset Council, County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ (Ref: RW/P213), or via email to definitivemapteam@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk, not later than 25 June 2021.  Please state the grounds on which they are made. Any letters received will be made available for public inspection.

If no such representations or objections are duly made, or if any so made are withdrawn, Dorset Council may confirm the order as an unopposed order. If the order is sent to the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs for confirmation any representations and objections which have not been withdrawn will be sent with the order.

Dated: 27 May 2021                                                                                             Jonathan Mair, Monitoring Officer

Copy of Order: P213 Sealed Order

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