Off Street Parking Places Order 2017

Take notice that at its meeting on 28th June 2017, East Cambridgeshire District Council adopted the above order which will come into force on 6th July 2017 and will regulate off street parking in the following car parks, namely:

  • Angel Drove Car Park (long stay)
  • The Dock (long stay)
  • Cambridgeshire Business Park on Angel Drove, Ely (short stay)
  • Barton Road, Ely (long stay with morning restrictions)
  • Barton Road, Ely (15 minute drop off area for coaches)
  • Forehill, Ely (short stay)
  • Newnham Street, Ely (short stay)
  • Newnham Street, Ely (long stay with morning restrictions)
  • St Mary’s Street, Ely (short stay)
  • Ship Lane, Ely (long stay with morning restrictions)
  • Fisherman’s Car Park (Riverside) Ely (long stay with morning restrictions)
  • The Grange (short stay)
  • Main Street, Littleport (long stay 23 hours in any 24 hours)
  • Clay Street, Soham - No overnight stay between 8.30 pm and 7.00 am Monday to Sunday
  • Fountain Lane, Soham - No overnight stay between 10.30 pm and 6.00 am Monday to Sunday

In each case, St Mary’s Street, Ely and Cambridgeshire Business Park, Ely where “short stay” means a maximum permitted stay of 2 hours with no return to that car park/area for two hours and Forehill Car Park where “short stay” means a maximum permitted stay of 4 hours with no return to that car park for two hours and The Grange (during the hours of 8 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday) where “short stay” means a maximum permitted stay of 1 hour with no return to that car park for two hours: -

“Short stay” means a maximum permitted stay of 3 hours with no return to that car park for two hours.  “Long stay” means a maximum permitted stay of 23.5 hours in any period.  In each case, except Forehill Car Park, Fisherman’s Car Park, and Barton Road, the following classes of vehicles are allowed, namely:

Motor vehicles not exceeding 5.3 metres in length or 2.5 metres in height, including any roof rack or luggage box; Motor cycles; Invalid carriages and Disabled Persons’ vehicles

In addition, smaller market vehicles are permitted to park in Barton Road, Ely, Newnham Street, Ely (long stay only), Ship Lane, Ely and the Fisherman’s car park (Riverside), Ely.  Larger market vehicles are permitted to park in the designated area in Barton Road, Ely only.  Market vehicles are as specified in Schedule 1 of the Order.

The parking area within Barton Road, Ely will provide a drop-off parking point for one coach, limited to 15 minutes in any 24 hours.

The parking area called Cambridgeshire Business Park on Angel Drove, Ely (short stay) in addition to the classes of vehicles permitted above, will also allow Service Vehicles.

The use of Angel Drove Car Park and The Dock Car Park shall be charged at £3 per 24-hour period Monday to Sunday, including Bank Holidays or £12 per 6 day ticket, £145 quarterly (13-week) Season ticket or £506.00 Annual Season TicketThe new order will also incorporate a cashless parking system into Angel Drove Car Park and The Dock, Ely.

A new off street parking area within Barton Road Car Park, Ely shall be created (15 minute drop-off only point) and only coaches will be allowed to use.

The Council will be able to issue notices to pay a penalty charge for the following reasons:

  1. Exceeding maximum permitted parking period.
  2. Parking in a disabled person’s parking bay without displaying a valid person’s disabled badge.
  3. Parking outside a parking bay (including parking at the end of a row, on a walkway or on the grass).
  4. Parking on double yellow lines or on any other yellow markings
  5. Parking in a parking bay designated in Schedule 2 to the Order as being for other types of vehicle
  6. Parking in more than one bay
  7. Returning to a parking place within two hours of leaving it
  8. Parking without displaying a valid parking ticket or Business/Market permit, where required to do so.

Appendices

Any person wishing to question the validity of the Order or any of its provisions on the grounds that East Cambridgeshire District Council has not acted within its powers or that the regulation has not been complied with, may within 6 weeks from the date on which the Order is made, make an application to the High Court.