As a Commons Registration Authority under the Commons Registration Act of 1965 and Commons Act 2006, the Council is responsible for maintaining the registers of Common Land and Town or Village Greens, covering the whole of Cumbria and including areas within the two National Parks. The registers are available for public inspection, free of charge.  

Please Note:  The Commons Registration Service has administrative functions only. Information can be provided as to procedures, but where legal advice/interpretation of the law is required, independent legal advice must be obtained.

Inspection of the registers is by appointment only during office hours:

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4pm

Commons Registration Leaflet (PDF 626KB)