Decision details

Emission-based parking charges

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Place

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


As set out in the Part A report.


The key decision was taken by Executive Director Place on 18 December 2020 and considered by the Scrutiny & Overview following a Call-In on 7 January 2021. The Leader of the Council has delegated to the Cabinet the power to make the decisions below.




The Cabinet agreed to:


1.1       Note the grounds for referral made by the Scrutiny & Overview Committee on the Emission-based Parking Charges key decision.


1.2       Agree that:


1)     Parking charges across the Borough are increased in line with the recommendations made in:


Key Decision No.: 5120ETR* - Parking charges review January 2021

Key Decision No.: 0220PL** - EMISSION-BASED PARKING



2)    That where current free parking bays exist across the Borough that these remain free for the current time and that to note that a report will be submitted to the Traffic Management Advisory Committee that will explore the options available to achieve the policy outcomes required within the Parking Policy.


*5120ETR Recommendations:


1.    To agree, for the reasons detailed in the report, to amend the existing Traffic Management Orders to effect a 30p per 30min increase in the P&D parking bay charges.


2.    To note that the recommended 30p per 30min increase would coincide with the implementation of emission-based banded parking charges, as agree by Cabinet 25 March 2019.


**0220PL Recommendations:


1.    Consider the responses received (Appendix 4) to the consultation on the proposed Traffic Management Order that would introduce emission-based P&D parking charges, which includes the introduction of maximum 2-hour emission-based P&D parking charges in the places where 1-hour free P&D parking currently exists.


2.    Agree that there are no significant changes as a result of the consultation which would necessitate further consultation.


3.    Agree to introduce the emission-based P&D parking charges detailed in the Public Notices that was consulted on and are shown in Appendix 1 and 2.


4.    Agree for officers to inform the objectors of the above decision and reasons.

Reasons for the decision:

As set out in the Part A report.

Alternative options considered:

As set out in the Part A report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 19/02/2021

Date of decision: 19/02/2021

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