Change rights of way
Remove or divert a right of way
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 03000 41 71 71 if you want to apply to divert or remove a right of way.
Costs: If you’re the landowner you’ll have to pay for us to process your application and make the changes if you’re successful.
Download costs and notes on moving or removing a right of way (PDF, 306.1 KB).
Examples of when you might apply
- A right of way is no longer needed.
- Diverting or removing it is in the interests of the public or the person owning, renting or occupying the land.
- You want to protect a site of special scientific interest or school security.
- The land is being developed.
See the register of path change applications
Download the register of applications to remove or divert rights of way (PDF, 431.9 KB).