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Dunnington Parish Council

Public Rights of Way

There are some six miles or so of public rights of ways (footpaths and bridleways) in the Parish details of which can be found on the Footpaths map.

If you come across any problems with a public right of way such as damaged signs, blocked access or permanent flooding, to give some examples, you can report these to City of York Council on 01904 551550 or rightsofway@york.gov.uk.

Outstanding Matters

A Definitive Map Modification Order (DMMO) is a process by which a claim can be made for an unrecorded right of way. Further details can be found on the GOV.UK website

DMMO 19 - Public Footpath Kexby 19
CoYC DMMO Sealed Document Kexby - 24 February 2020
CoYC DMMO Notice Kexby - 3 March 2020

DMMO 20 - Public Footpath Kexby 20
CoYC DMMO Sealed Document Kexby - 24 February 2020
CoYC DMMO Notice Kexby - 3 March 2020

There is one further DMMO outstanding which should be out for consultation towards the end of this calendar year:

DMMO - Dunnington Footpath 7 to Common Road
CoYC Determination Report Footpath 17 December 2019

The DMMO Process

There is a due process to follow which could take at least two years to complete in circumstances where an objection is made in respect of any particular DMMO. Please use the following link to access the City of York Council DMMO Process document:
CoYC Overview of the DMMO Process

Commenting on a DMMO

Whilst it is not essential it is advised to complete an evidence of use document if you want to comment on the DMMO for any reason when it is out for consultation. Please use the following link to access the City of York Council Evidence of Use document:
CoYC Completing your Evidence Statement
CoYC User Evidence Statement (Kexby 19 or 20)

Contact at City of York Council

If you would like to find out more about any aspect of public rights of ways and/or DMMOs you can contact Russell Varley, Definitive Map Officer, on 01904 553691 or russell.varley@york.gov.uk or write to West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA.