Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The subject of the decision:
Cabinet recommended for approval at its meeting on 3 July 2018 and Council approved at its meeting 17 July 2018 a capital allocation of £550,000 to implement the Car Park Improvement Scheme. This report sought approval to a Parking Amendment Order.
Alternative options considered:
The reason for the decision:
Cabinet was satisfied that the improvements to the Council’s car park estate supported the Council’s priority of driving economic vitality and, more specifically, was a key foundation to improving the vibrancy and vitality of the market towns and was therefore intrinsically linked to the Vibrant Market Towns programme.
That Cabinet approves and recommends to Council that:-
(1) the making of a Parking Amendment Order is authorised to proceed subject to consultation and includes the following changes:-
(i) Payments can be made by a cashless payment system
(ii) Payments can be made at the ticket machines by cash, debit/credit card and mobile phone or mobile device
(iii) Parking session validated by payment made via the cashless payment system
(iv) Extension of short stay parking period
(v) Parking place to be identified on a plan by a red line boundary
(vi) Vehicles can occupy more than one parking bay subject to payment for bays used; and
(vii) The introduction of time limited disabled parking bays
(2) any issues arising from the consultation process are delegated to the Director of Leisure and Communities to deal with.
Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;
Wards Affected: All Wards;
Other reasons / organisations consulted
Contact: Clive Thornton, Corporate Facilities Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Report author: Clive Thornton
Publication date: 12/02/2020
Date of decision: 11/02/2020
Decided at meeting: 11/02/2020 - Cabinet