Decision details

Clear Streets Partnership and Car Parking Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider the on-street car parking strategy and the recommissioning of the Clear Streets partnership.


“The good control of on-street parking is essential to maintain the balance of life in our town centres; maintaining traffic flow and access to shops and businesses for all road users, while improving accessibility and safety for pedestrians.


Effective enforcement of on-street parking regulations, each sensitive to the needs of the local community, is a vital part of this process and the proposed continuation of our current arrangements will maintain both consistent management and flexible implementation on a day-to-day basis.”


Helen Fisher, Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport


Reasons for the Decision – To consider options for the future provision of civil parking, bus lane enforcement and associated services.


Decision (a) That the Car Parking Strategy be adopted.


(b) That the Council makes arrangements for, and enters into, any documents in order to renew and vary (as agreed with Stoke-on-Trent City Council) the existing Service Level Agreement with Stoke-on-Trent under s.101 of the Local Government Act 1972 for civil parking enforcement and associated services for a period of five years from 1st April 2020, in accordance with this report.

Report author: Lee Barnard

Publication date: 21/11/2019

Date of decision: 20/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/11/2019

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