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Notice of making of Off-Street Parking Places Order 2016

Notice is hereby given that Eden District Council, in exercise of its powers under Section 32 and 35 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, and Schedule 9 to that Act, has revoked the existing (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2011 and replaced the same with a new Order (the 2016 Order) for the regulation of the off-street parking places provided by the Council. The Eden District Council (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2016 is to come into force on 23 July 2016 The Order relates to the following parking places:

  1. Bluebell Lane Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 134 Kb / 1 page)
  2. Sandgate Bus Station Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 85 Kb / 1 page)
  3. Princes Street Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 60 Kb / 1 page)
  4. Broad Close Car Park, Appleby (PDF: 66 Kb / 1 page)
  5. Mansion House (Front) Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 80 Kb / 1 page)
  6. Mansion House (Rear) Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 84 Kb / 1 page)
  7. Town Hall Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 80 Kb / 1 page)
  8. Penrith Leisure Centre Car Park (PDF: 115 Kb / 1 page)
  9. Drovers Lane Car Park, Penrith (PDF: 129 Kb / 1 page)
  10. Castle Park Entrance Parking, Penrith (PDF: 103 Kb / 1 page)

The effect of the Order, the charges which will apply and the restrictions which affect the off-street car parks are set out in the Schedules below and are summarised as follows:

  • In relation to Bluebell Lane Car park and Sandgate Bus Station Car Park to extend the maximum waiting period to 168 hours, to introduce season tickets and temporary parking permits and to introduce a charge for a 1 hour stay. In relation to Princes Street Car Park the requirement of disabled badge users to display a clock disc.
  • In relation to Broad Close, Appleby the introduction of a temporary parking permit.
  • In relation to Mansion House Car Park (front and rear) the introduction of season tickets and temporary parking permits and on Saturdays only to introduce a charge for a 1 hour stay.
  • In relation to the Town Hall Car Park on Saturdays and Sundays only the introduction of Eden District Council councillor and staff parking permits, temporary parking permits and a charge for a 1 hour stay.
  • In relation to Penrith Leisure Centre Car Park the introduction of season tickets and temporary parking permits.
  • In relation to Drovers Lane and Castle Park entrance the introduction of regulated car parking as detailed in the Schedule 1 below.

A copy of the 2016 Order and corresponding maps may be inspected at the Town Hall, Penrith, during normal office hours on Mondays to Fridays and is on the Council's website 2016 Off-Street Parking Order (PDF: 152 Kb / 22 pages) If any person wishes to question the validity of the Order or any of its provisions on the grounds that it or they are not within the powers conferred by the Act, or that any requirement of the Act or of any instrument made under the Act has not been complied with, that person may, within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order is made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.

Schedule 1

Name of Parking place Position in which Vehicle may wait Classes of Vehicle Days of operation of Parking place Hours of operation of Parking place Restricted Hours Maximum period for which vehicles may wait Scale charge or applicable permit
Drovers Lane car park Wholly in a parking bay
  1. motor cars
  2. motor cycles
  3. private light goods vehicles
  4. invalid carriages
All days except Sundays and Bank Holidays All hours 8am to 6pm unlimited Season ticket or
Temporary parking permit or
Councillor Parking Permit or
Staff Parking Permit
Disabled person's badge or
Up to 1 hour £1.00
Up to 2 hours £1.90
Up to 4 hours £3.30
Up to 10 hours £4.80
Drovers Lane car park Wholly in a parking bay
  1. motor cars
  2. motor cycles
  3. private light goods vehicles
  4. invalid carriages
Sundays and Bank Holidays All hours 8am to 6pm unlimited Season ticket or
Temporary parking permit or
Disabled person's badge or
£1
Castle Park entrance parking Wholly in a parking bay
  1. motor cars
  2. motor cycles
  3. private light goods vehicles
  4. invalid carriages
All days All hours All hours 24 consecutive hours Disabled person's badge

Schedule 2 Season ticket and penalty charges

The charges for a Season Ticket shall be:

Parking Place 6 month season ticket 12 month season ticket
Bluebell Lane car park, Penrith £135 £250
Broad Close car park, Appleby £85 £165
Castle Park entrance parking, Penrith n/a n/a
Drovers Lane car park, Penrith £135 £250
Mansion House front car park, Penrith £135 £250
Mansion House rear car park, Penrith £135 £250
Penrith Leisure Centre car park, Penrith £135 £250
Princes Street car park, Penrith n/a n/a
Town Hall car park, Penrith n/a n/a

Penalty Charges

Penalty Charge Serious Contraventions Less Serious Contraventions
The penalty charge shall be £70 £50
The reduced sum shall be £35 £25
The increased amount shall be £105 £75

Dated: 13 July 2016 Matthew Neal
Director of Governance