Decision details

Opposed Diversion Order - Botton Grove, Danby Head

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Opposed Diversion Order be referred to the Secretary of State (SoS) for resolution, and in its submission to the Secretary of State the Authority takes a stance of supporting the confirmation of the Order

Reasons for the decision:

It was acknowledged that the points raised by the sole objector to the proposed diversion of the footpath were insufficient grounds to justify the abandonment of the Order process

Alternative options considered:

The alternative option was to abandon the Order, and not refer the matter to the SoS for resolution. This was considered inappropriate as the applicant’s reasons for requesting the diversion of the footpath meet the relevant criteria, including that the proposed route is not substantially less convenient to the public

Publication date: 25/05/2021

Date of decision: 27/05/2021