Committee details

Rights of Way Committee

Purpose of committee

Public health emergency


In accordance with regulations in response to the current public health emergency the County Council will, until further notice, hold virtual committee meetings.  Members will attend and participate remotely via conference calls and there will be press and public access via webcasting.


The agendas for these meetings will be published on the website and the meetings will be available to watch online via our webcasting website.


Please contact Democratic Services if any further information is required.


Rights of Way Committee


This Committee deals with all the County Council’s ‘non-executive’ functions (such as, decisions which cannot be taken by Cabinet Members) in relation to public rights of way and the registration of common land.


‘A Guide to the Law for the Rights of Way Committee’ provides a guide to members of the County Council on the law relating to rights of way and the County Council’s rights of way powers and duties.


     A Guide to the Law for Rights of Way Committee (PDF, 2.8MB)


Speaking at the Rights of Way Committee


Find out about speaking at the Rights of Way Committee, in support of or against an application or proposal in our leaflet in the document library.


Watch meetings online


You can watch meetings live online via our webcasting website. Our webcasts are also available to view in the webcast library for six years after the meeting (six months prior to May 2020).


Watch meetings online


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Contact information

Support officer: Tracey Guinea on 033 022 28679. Email: