Resident's parking policy

Policy overview

We must maintain the highways network throughout the county. To do this, we regulate the use of the network to improve traffic flows.

We can help to ensure drivers reach an optimal end-of-journey experience via resident permit schemes. These can help to: 

  • reduce congestion
  • reduce pollution 
  • reduce noise levels 
  • enhance local communities by controlling parking availability

To deliver these schemes, we will consider representations from local communities as per the conditions contained in this policy.

We will investigate suggested schemes to ensure that the need is justified. We will consider whether:

  • kerbside parking is more than 85% during the working day 
  • the majority of residents want the scheme and associated costs