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Informal consultation on proposals to extend controlled parking Zones F & G.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing, Transport and special projects

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The proposal is to extend the F & G Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ) as shown in appendix 1. This report puts forward the findings of the informal consultation for the proposed extensions, and makes recommendations that reflect the responses received. 

 

On 7 March 2019 the Overview and Scrutiny Committee considered the call – in of decision number 18/076relating to the informal consultation on proposals to extend controlled parking zones F& G.

Decision:

DECISION:

1.        That report C/18/86 be received and noted.

2.        That the decisions set out in decision notice 18/076 be revised, taking into account the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee, as follows:

-       That the proposed actions for further informal consultation to take place in Garden Road and Walton Road be agreed.

-       That following further informal consultation and subject to the results, the scheme will be subject to formal consultation with submission of the TRO (traffic regulation order).

 

 


Reasons for decision:

The Cabinet Member for Transport and Commercial was asked to reconsider the decisions made taking into account the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee. 

 

 

DECISION: (This decision was called in and subsequently revised as above).

1.        To receive and note Report C/18/76.

2.        That for the proposed zone F extension, parking controls are not progressed in the section Black Bull Road, and all roads to the east of it as there is little or no overall support for the introduction of restrictions in these roads.

3.        That subject to statutory consultations, parking controls are progressed in roads west of Black Bull Road, except in Albert Road, Edward Road, and Bonsor Road where respondents have indicated no support for restrictions.

4.        That for zone G proposed extension, subject to statutory consultations, parking controls are progressed in all but Harbour Way, where a majority of respondents did not support the proposed restrictions.

5.        That the hours of operation for the permit restrictions replicate existing zones F & G.

6.        That in roads where shared use parking is proposed, non-permit holders be allowed free limited waiting for one or two hours.

7.        That each household be restricted to two resident permits.

8.        That the number of residents’ visitors’ permits per household be limited to 50 in any year but this limit be extended in exceptional circumstances.

9.        That residents and businesses with more than one car be entitled to buy a shared permit for the number of vehicles registered to them.

10.     That the fees for permits and eligibility criteria replicate current arrangements for existing scheme as follows:

 

Residents’ Permit                                          £30 per year

Additional resident permit                          £30 per year

Shared Resident permit                              £30 per year

Resident Visitor permit                                £5.20 per 5 sessions

Business permit                                            £60 per year

Replacement lost or stolen permit           £5.20

Special permit (Health & care workers)   Free

 

Eligibility criteria:

 

I.Resident permit

a) The applicant’s usual place of residence should be in the CPZ

b) The vehicle is either a passenger vehicle or a goods vehicle of a height less than 3.2 metres (10ft 6ins) and length less than 6.5 metres (21ft 4ins) a gross weight not exceeding 5 tonnes.

 

II.     Resident visitor permits

             Applicant’s usual place of residence should be in the CPZ

 

III. Business permit

a) The business operates from an address within the CPZ

b) The vehicle is essential for the efficient operation of the business

 

11.     That a proposed amendment traffic regulation order be advertised as soon as possible for the implementation of the recommended parking controls, and that the Transportation Manager reports back to the Cabinet Member if there are any objections.

 

12.     That a full review of the parking in the extended areas, and the roads that have been excluded, be carried out 12 months after implementation.

 

 

 


Reasons for decision:

The Cabinet Member for Transport and Commercial is asked to agree the recommendations set out below because:

a)           There are genuine long-term parking problems in the roads recommended for parking controls.

b)           The responses received indicate a majority of respondents in the roads recommended, are in favour of parking controls to be introduced.

 

Publication date: 19/02/2019

Date of decision: 21/03/2019

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