Decision details

Parking Charges Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following the meeting of Full Council 13th July and the Council’s decision to refer the Petition on Car Parking to Cabinet in September for a review of fees and charges.


That Cabinet confirms it would request Place & Resources Scrutiny Committee to review car parking charges within the context of the policy and, in particular to assess that the impact of the charges was consistent with the intentions of Cabinet when the decision was taken.


Reason for the decision


The decision was made at Full Council to debate the new charges with the view that if the evidence clearly showed a detrimental affect due to the car parking policy, then change would be recommended. Information has been gathered and presented in this report including:


The consistency of charging

Market comparison

Parking revenue

Visitor numbers

Impact on residents, businesses, and visitors

Report author: Matthew Piles

Publication date: 06/09/2023

Date of decision: 05/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 05/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 14/09/2023

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