Snowdrops and footpath sign near Loweswater copyright Michael Turner

Rights of Way Committee

The Rights of Way Committee meets quarterly to consider definitive map modification order under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, traffic regulation orders under the provisions of the Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and public path orders and agreements under the Highways Act 1980.

Rights of Way Committee Meeting dates:

Hints and tips

The agenda and papers for the meetings are available to the public five working days prior to the meeting. They can be downloaded from the relevant meeting page or viewed at the Authority's offices in Kendal. The only exceptions are those agenda items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.

Audio Recordings of Committee Meetings

We livestream and make a recording of each Committee meeting, apart from those agenda items which would infringe copyright or would not be dealt with in public for reasons of confidentiality.

Have your say in person

For details about how to attend and speak at Committee meetings, please read Public Attendance and Speaking at Committee Meetings (PDF).

Please read these additional guidelines if you wish to speak about a planning application at Development Control Committee.

Scheme of Delegation

Want to know how matters are dealt with and what goes to committee? Read our Scheme of Delegation (PDF).

Archive papers

The following years are available online: