Home Leisure and community Parks and outdoor activities Definitive Map and statement The County Council is required to maintain a definitive map and statement of public rights of way. This is the legal record of public rights of way in Leicestershire. Only the Definitive Map provides current, conclusive evidence of the existence of a right of way. However, paths not shown on the Definitive Map may also carry public rights.For information on walking maps or to report a problem on a public right of way see where to walk in LeicestershireHow to arrange a viewingThe master Definitive Map can be viewed by appointment at County Hall, Glenfield.Email: email@example.comPhone: 0116 305 0001Viewing a copy of the Definitive MapA copy of the Definitive Map can be viewed at the following libraries:BlabyCoalvilleHinckleyLoughboroughMarket HarboroughMelton MowbrayOadbyThe paper edition copies are dated October 2011. Changes have been made since then.Legal and business use of the Definitive MapFor statutory or formal purposes (e.g. planning applications), only the master Definitive Map should be used to accurately confirm the location and status of public rights of way.Buying an extract from the Definitive MapBuying a Definitive Map extract automatically includes a search for rights of way matters relating to the property, including any outstanding cases.A search costs £40 (VAT not applicable) and can be requested by sending a cheque, made payable to Leicestershire County Council to:Safe and Sustainable Travel TeamRoom 700County HallGlenfieldLeicesterLE3 8RJChanges to the Definitive MapIt is the duty of the County Council to make sure the Definitive Map reflects reality by modifying it to remove discrepancies between the rights that exist and those that are recorded.The Council must make and confirm a definitive map modification order which must be supported by suitable legal evidence, before a change can be made to the Definitive Map.Contact the Safe and Sustainable Travel Team for more information about how to:Divert or close a public right of wayAdd or change a public right of way by agreement or by orderAdd, remove or change a public right of way based on evidence Further reading Help us improve this page Hide content Was this page helpful? Yes It was helpful, but Helpful but, please select a reason Please select a reasonthere's a broken link it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other No No, please select a reason Please select a reasonit didn't answer my question it's not detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it's outdated it's too long Other Details Email address We’ll only use this to ask for more detail if we need to.