Decision details

Opposed Footpath No 25.12/048 Scugdale Cottage, Hartoft Diversion Order 2021

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The opposed Diversion Order be referred to the Secretary of State and that within the submission the Authority supports the confirmation of the Order.

Reasons for the decision:

The Diversion Order was made in response to an application attempting to increase privacy and security of the applicant’s property. The Diversion Order was made in the interests of the applicant and meets the legal tests. It is considered that the proposed route is not substantially less convenient for the public and that therefore there is no reason for the Authority to abandon the Order, or to oppose confirmation of the Order.

Alternative options considered:

The alternative options of abandoning the opposed order, or forwarding the opposed Order to the Secretary of State without supporting confirmation of it, were considered but were rejected.

Publication date: 08/09/2022

Date of decision: 27/05/2022