Public rights of way

Notices of changes to definitive maps, definitive map modifications, landowner deposits and orders with the secretary of state.

  • Public rights of way are recorded in the Definitive Map and Statement (see below).
  • We must keep this up to date by means of legal orders known as Definitive Map Modifications.
  • A public notice must be advertised when certain orders to modify the Definitive Map are made.
  • You are able to make an objection if you do not agree with the order.  Details of how to do this are contained within the notice.
  • If objections are received and not withdrawn, they will be sent to the Secretary of State to be dealt with by written representations, public hearing, or public inquiry.

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Definitive Map Statement

The original copies of the Definitive Map Statements above can be viewed at Scunthorpe Central, Carlton Street, DN15 6TX

Notice of change – Definitive Map Modification

Notice of Landowner deposits

Currently Advertised Public Notices

Cadney cum Howsahm

Relating to confirmation of ‘Public Path Diversion and Definitive map Modification (Public Footpath 279, Cadney cum Howsham) Order 2023(1)’: (1) copy of the order, (2) copy of the order map, (3) copy of the public notice and (4) a location map (as attached below).


Notice of public inquiry into ‘Definitive Map Modification (Restricted Byway 30A, Worlaby) Order 2021(1)’ on 9 April 2024.

Orders currently with the Secretary of State: