The exercise of RIGHTS OF WAY over Village grounds is subject to the observance of the following byelaws:-
- No TREE or other plant shall be cut pulled up or planted.
- No LITTER shall be deposited otherwise than in a litter bin.
- No RADIO or other electrical reproducer shall be played except as may be authorised by the Village Association on special occasions.
- No VEHICLE shall be used in such a manner as to create an unreasonable degree of noise.
- No BICYCLE or powered vehicle shall be ridden or driven otherwise than on a vehicular carriageway.
- No VEHICLE shall be parked on a residential estate otherwise than in a car park.
- No CAR CARAVAN or other vehicle standing higher at any point than five feet six inches above ground or bearing any sign or advertisement shall be parked on a residential estate except for the purposes of loading or unloading.
- No OBSTRUCTION shall be caused on the roadways or elsewhere.
- No PERSON shall enter any area reserved by the Village Association for a special use without complying with all conditions that may be imposed by the Village Association from time to time regulating entry and conduct within that area.
- NOTHING shall be done or omitted to be done that may interfere with the enjoyment of amenity by other persons within the Village.
- No HORSE shall be ridden or led otherwise than on a vehicular carriageway or on land designated as a permitted ride by the Village Association. For the avoidance of doubt a permitted ride shall be defined in writing by the Association and its use shall be subject to the observance of special conditions as shall from time to time be laid down by the Association.
- No person shall cause or permit any dog owned or kept by him or in his charge to enter or remain on any part of the amenity land unless the dog be and remain under proper control and be effectively restrained from causing annoyance to any person.
- No person shall cause or permit any dog owned or kept by him or in his charge to enter or remain on any sports field or children’s’ playground on amenity land.
- Every person (other than a registered blind person) who owns or keeps or is in charge of a dog which is on any part of amenity land shall immediately remove from the amenity land any faeces deposited by the dog.
- No person shall cause or permit any motor vehicle owned or kept by him or in his charge to enter or remain on any part of the amenity land unless it complies in all respects with all legislation for the time being in force relating to the use of motor vehicles on the public highway, including in particular (but not exclusively) the requirements that (i) there is in force in relation to the vehicle a policy of insurance satisfying the requirements of Section 143 of the Road Traffic Act 1988; (ii) the vehicle complies with all regulations made pursuant to section 41 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 relating to the construction and use of vehicles and equipment; (iii) there is fixed to and exhibited on the vehicle a current vehicle excise licence as prescribed by section 1 of the Vehicles (Excise) Act 1971.
- No person shall cause or permit any motor vehicle owned or kept by him or in his charge to remain on any part of the amenity land for any purpose other than (i) access; (ii) the use of amenity land for the purpose of recreation.
This is a typical example. If you need to know what applies to a particular property or neighbourhood, ask the relevant Residents’ Society.