Claiming or changing a public right of way

2. Claiming a new public right of way

If a path has been used by the public for 20 years or more, it may be possible to claim it as a public right of way by making an application for a Definitive Map Modification Order (DMMO).

Please contact the Definitive Map Team if you wish to find out about this.

Useful information to refer to when making a DMMO:

1. Claim Guidance for Applicants

2. Submission Notes and Checklist

Documents required to submit a DMMO application:

3. Application form and accompanying forms

Application form and accompanying forms

4. Evidence Statement Form

5. Submission Checklist

Information and documents for Landowners/Occupiers:

6. Claim Guidance for Landowners

7. Landowner Occupier Statement Form

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