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Abinger Parish Council

New Byelaws for Abinger Parish - General Overview

By Richard Frost Abinger Parish Council

Friday, 3 February 2017

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Abinger Parish Council Vice-Chairman

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ABINGER PARISH COUNCIL

Byelaws for the Village Greens at Abinger Common, Abinger Hammer and Forest Green

*A consultative document - Abinger Parish Council intends introducing these byelaws later in the year*

ARRANGEMENT OF BYELAWS

PART 1

GENERAL

General interpretation
Application

PART 2

PROTECTION OF THE GROUND, ITS WILDLIFE AND THE PUBLIC

Protection of structures and plants
Unauthorised erection of structures
No planting
Climbing
Grazing
Protection of wildlife
Camping
Fires
Missiles
Interference with life-saving equipment

PART 3

HORSES, CYCLES AND VEHICLES

Interpretation of Part 3
Horses  - Horse riding prohibited except in certain grounds (subject to bridleway, etc)
Cycling
Motor vehicles
Parking

PART 4

PLAY AREAS, GAMES AND SPORTS

Interpretation of Part 4
Children’s play areas
Children’s play apparatus
Skateboarding, etc  - Skateboarding, etc permitted but must not cause danger or annoyance
Ball games  - Ball games permitted throughout the ground except in designated area for cricket while game in progress
Cricket
Archery
Field sports
Golf[ - Prohibited

PART 5

WATERWAYS

Interpretation of Part 5
Bathing
Ice skating
Model boats
Boats  - To prohibit use of boats
Fishing
Pollution
Blocking of watercourses

PART 6

MODEL AIRCRAFT

Interpretation of Part 6
Model aircraft  - General prohibition

PART 7

OTHER REGULATED ACTIVITIES

Provision of services
Excessive noise
Public shows and performances
Aircraft, hang-gliders and hot air balloons
Kites
Metal detectors

PART 8

MISCELLANEOUS

Obstruction
Savings
Removal of offenders
Penalty
Revocation  - General

SCHEDULE 1 - Grounds to which byelaws apply generally

SCHEDULE 2 - Grounds referred to in certain byelaws

Byelaws made under section 15 of the Open Spaces Act 1906 by the Abinger Parish Council with respect to the village greens at Abinger Common, Abinger Hammer and Forest Green.

For more details go to Parts 1 and 2   Parts 3 and 4    Parts 5 and 6      Parts 7 and 8

Contact Information

Trevor Haylett

  • 01306 881942

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