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Are you saying that Jane allowed you to use this right of way with permission until recently?
Your post is just a bit hard to follow as I don't know who Jane is and at one point you use the pronoun "him".
Debra, yes, I have been using this road with permission from Jane for more than 20 years. The previous owner allowed me to use the road for 10+ years and the owner before that about 7 years.
And you clearly don't have any registered easement/right of way on title, do you?
And it's Jane that has no changed her mind?
No I do not have any registered easement/right of way on title. Jane at this time will not give us an easement, but wants us to pay for road building and only get verbal permission to use the road
Debra, Thanks for the explanation it real is helpful. I wanted to think about it before responding. I am wondering about the road itself, since it has been existence many years and has been used by others over the years. I know it is not a designated (public) gazetted road. What can I research to determine if it can be considered a public access road?