A public road owned by the Council is called an 'adopted' road. A privately-owned road is an 'unadopted' road'. Find out if a road or alleyway is public or privately owned Ask the Council to take ownership of a private road Get details of road status, usage, rights of way, plans and regulations Was this information helpful? Was this page helpful? Yes It's good but Please select a reason Please select a reason there's a spelling mistake it's incorrect it needs updating it's hard to understand there's a broken link Other No Please select a reason Please select a reason it didn't answer my question. it wasn't detailed enough it's hard to understand it's incorrect it needs updating I'm not sure what I need to do next Other How can we make this section better?