Decision details

Car Parking Charging Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to review the scheme of Car Parking Charges.




1.    A zoning system of parking charges be introduced for the city centre off street car parks


2.    Charges for parking all day remain unchanged for all car parks excluding Great Western Road which will be increased by 20p on all its tariffs.


3.    No increase in the tariff for GL1 which will remain at £4 for up to 2.5 hours (maximum stay)


4.    The increases as laid out in the report be applied to the off street car parks:


5.    An evening charge of £1.50 be introduced for Southgate Moorings


6.    £30,000 of any increase in revenue be allocated for a car parks improvement fund


7.    Authority be delegated to the Head of Regeneration & Economic Development, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Regeneration & Economy,  to undertake the appropriate and necessary procedures to amend the current car parking order(s)


8.    A further review be undertaken by the Head of Regeneration and Economic Development considering the impact of the changes made.


Report author: Anthony Hodge

Publication date: 08/03/2017

Date of decision: 08/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 08/03/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/03/2017

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