Decision details

Residents Parking Scheme Changes

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation agreed:


(1)       That the following variations to the Portsmouth City Council (Various Roads) Residents Parking Places) (No. 9) Consolidation Order 2016 be advertised and any objections considered at a future Traffic and Transport Decision meeting:


            (i)         The procedure for issuing permits is changed to allow car sharing between people living in different zones by allowing the same vehicle to be issued with permits for two zones as described in paragraphs 4.3 to 4.5


            (ii)        The eligibility for permits is changed to exclude student halls of residence as described in paragraphs 4.6 to 4.10.


(2)  That the following variations to the charge for the issue of parking permits be advertised under the statutory notice procedure:  


            (i)         The charges for residents permits are changed, as described in paragraph 4.11 to 4.16, so the first permit for a household will be free if the vehicle is powered solely by electricity and that the charge for a first permit is reduced by 50% to £15 if the vehicle emits less than 100g of CO2 per Km provided (a) it is not powered by a diesel internal combustion engine and (b) that it was registered after 1 March 2001.


            (ii)        The cost of a third resident's permit be reduced from £590 to £300 as described in paragraphs 4.17 and 4.18.

Report author: Kevin McKee

Publication date: 09/09/2019

Date of decision: 06/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 06/09/2019 - Cabinet Member for Traffic & Transportation

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