fence next to public footpath

retaining wall onto council/public footpath

welcome to the mse forums. the property has a retaining wall to the left as your look at it running, unfortunately, two thirds of the length of the land. this means the wall is roughly 30m. the wall starts at roughly one foot high, and ends up being approximately 4 foot tall. this retaining wall overlooks a public footpath,

putting up a fence near the pavement

putting up a fence near the pavement hi, i live in a corner house and have a bit of land at the side of it. i want to remove our old fence and put a new one up nearer the pavement to increase the size of our back garden for our kids.

would you buy a house next to a public footpath? digital spy

my old neighbour at the previous house where i used to live, lived right next and i mean bang on to a public footpath, just a tall fence seperating the path and his house. it was the route back and forth to the local comp school and the high height of the fence didn't stop the yobs lobbing stuff into his garden all the time and, once, chucking stones at his windows to try to smash them..

fencing next to a footpath query

fencing next to a footpath query. why not fence off 2m wide, but plant within the fence either side of the expected 1m wide path with wildflowers or such like. you get some use out of it, people won't complain, wildlife will benefit, everyone wins.

electric fences and footpaths

electric fences and footpaths after a run in with an arrogant moron walking his wiemarana dog off the lead yesterday afternoon ,in the field next to our pregnant ewes we have decided to erect 4 strand electric fences 1m apart the entire length of a footpath that crosses the said field , with our most powerful fencer on ,

public rights of way

footpaths this public right of way is meant for pedestrians only. you are allowed to walk your dog as long as it is under your close control. when walking a dog, you must ensure that it keeps to the public footpath and does not trespass into nearby properties.

guidance for landowners and occupiers

any section of electric fence crossing or running close to a public right of way should be insulated e.g. with a section of hose and must also be marked with clear warning signs at regular intervals to alert the public to the potential danger.

fence next to a footpath

when we put the gate and fence up someone put superglue in the lock. to try and meet a mutual understanding my husband said that he will give them a small piece of the land to keep the bins on. sorry ranted abit there, anyway if we move the fence back the part from the fence to the footpath is where my husband is going to put the bins.

planning permission fences, gates and garden walls

it would be over 1 metre high and next to a highway used by vehicles or the footpath of such a highway ; or over 2 metres high elsewhere; or. your right to put up or alter fences, walls and gates is removed by an article 4 direction or a planning condition; or. your house is a listed building or in the curtilage of a listed building.

how far from the public highway? diynot forums

hi. i have seen from the planning portal that there is a maximum permitted fence height of 1m if a fence/gate is to be erected next to a public highway. however i want to erect a six foot gate and set it back a meter from the boundary of my property. does anyone know if this therfore is no longer 'next to' a public highway? many thanks chris

fences, walls and gates

key points. did you know that if your fence/wall is over 1 metre in height and next to a highway used by vehicles or the footpath that may run alongside it, you would need planning permission. if your fence/wall is more than 2 metres in height you would need planning permission. you will need planning permission if your home is subject

what hedge is suitable to grow next to a fence?? in

our garden fence runs a long a public footpath, when we put in a new fence we had to replace the existing shrubbery, which we did with a pyracantha fire thorn but it has grown tall and straggly and leans over we have trimmed it regularly even more so since the snow has weighed it right down, so we have taken it out but what can we put in its place ?? that will survive the general public and

farmers discuss legality of barbed wire next to a public

farmers discuss legality of barbed wire next to a public footpath. he quoted: section 164 highways act 1980, says that where, on land adjoining a highway, there is a fence made with barbed wire in or on it and the wire is a nuisance to the highway, a notice may be issued by the local authority for the nuisance to be removed. taff replied

the general permitted development order part

is a two foot gap between a 2m high fence/gate and the back of the public footpath sufficient to be held not to be 'adjacent' to the public highway? the point here is that if not deemed to be 'adjacent' to a public highway this fence would be permitted development by virtue of part 2 of the general permitted development order 1995.

electric fencing and public footpaths new rider forum

anyway there is a public footpath in one of the fields right at the bottom. so if i put up the electric fence next to it i hang on signs. the doggy walkers dont stick to the path, they instead wander all over the field.

fencing a public footpath

hi, we have a public footpath that runs through our land down at the edge of the field for two thirds of the length of our field but then the footpath goe,s up diaganolly through the centre of the field, i want to fence off the footpath so i have two triangle shaped paddocks/mini fields, to the left and right of the path with stock mesh just wondered if anyone could tell me how wide by law a

planning permission on fence

it would be over 1 metre high and next to a highway used by vehicles or the footpath of such a highway ; or over 2 metres high elsewhere; or your right to put up or alter fences, walls and gates is removed by an article 4 direction or a planning condition; or your house is a listed building or in the curtilage of a listed building.

planning frequently asked questions fences you may not

the erection of fencing where it is adjacent to a road or footpath and where it pr ovides a boundary to prevent overlooking of and maintain privacy within the principal amenity space of a dwelling normally to the rear of the dwelling will require close scrutiny.

faqs about public rights of way

it has a statutory duty to maintain public rights of way. a public footpath runs along the boundary line of my property. am i able to fence along the side of the property, leaving the path unobstructed but maintaining our privacy? what are the rules? yes, you can put up a fence. but you can't put a structure across the path.

what are the laws regarding fencing near public footpaths

conventionally, the fence should be on your property line. that would normally be some way clear of a public footpath, but it's not a legal requirement as far as i know; it's more that the footpath would *normally* be made with a verge - but many are not.

electric fence across public footpath

on a recent geocashing trip in the vale of glamorgan in south wales i came across an electric fence which was placed across a public footpath blocking the way to the next stile and consequently the next cache in a series of caches. the name of the cache in question is vale ring 7.

electric fencing along foot path horse and hound forum

is anyone able to give me a definitive answer on electric fencing next to a public footpath. we have electric fence wiring attached to a normal horse netting fence with the lowest one about a meter of the ground.

i have erected a 6ft fence adjacent to a highway and the

it would be over 1 metre high and next to a highway used by vehicles or the footpath of such a highway ; or over 2 metres high elsewhere; or. your right to put up or alter fences, walls and gates is removed by an article 4 direction or a planning condition; or. your house is a listed building or in the curtilage of a listed building.

electric fence guidance note for landowners

permanent fences and public footpaths. if the electric fence is used to permanently control livestock, a gate or stile should be erected at the point where the right of way crosses. this will need to be authorised by cornwall council under section 147 of the highways act 1980 for the ingress and egress of animals for agricultural purposes .

public rights of way: landowner responsibilities

keep public rights of way clear of obstructions. as the owner or occupier of land with a public right of way across it, you must: avoid putting obstructions on or across the route, such as permanent or temporary fences, walls, hedgerows, padlocked gates or barbed wire make sure vegetation does not encroach onto the route from the sides or above,

the uk law concerning fences, walls and gates the crime

planning permission. you will require planning permission for any new fence, gate or wall over 2m in height. this will normally include the addition of trellis panels on top of an existing fence if this takes the overall height to above 2m.

any rules on walls / fences next to public footpath

we live on a plot bordering a public footpath and require our garden landscaped, as well as either a new 8ft panel fence or a brick wall not sure which yet, but open to ideas . the landscaping will involve clearance of a rockery, removal of pond and well, removal of trees and bushes, flattening ground and planting of turfs and borders.