Compulsory Purchase Order and Side Roads Order process
Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO)
The Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) is the process that enables the authority to acquire the land and rights necessary for the construction and maintenance of the new highway, including associated landscaping, drainage features and other infrastructure.
Side Roads Order (SRO)
The Side Roads Order (SRO) is the process that enables the authority to:
- improve, raise, lower or alter the highway; i.e. amend an unclassified road to bridleway or raise the classification of a road
- stop up highways and private means of access to premises; i.e. remove the rights to use
- provide private means of access; i.e. grant new rights to access premises