The Authority processes a range of legal orders to manage and regulate the use of the public rights of way network in Bath and North East Somerset. Please follow the below links to find out further information about these orders and how to make an application.
Information on how to make an application to divert a public right of way including the applicable legal tests and processes.
Information about stopping up a public right of way.
Information about current Public Path Order cases
The Council maintains an online register of PPO Applications.
Information on Traffic Regulation Orders to temporarily close public rights of way.
Information on Traffic Regulation Orders which permanently suspend specific public rights on specific public rights of way.
Information on Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) which allow locked gates to be erected across public rights of way which experience very high levels of anti-social behaviour.