Decision details

Regulation 10 Penalty Charge Notices

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


This report has been produced in order to address parking problems relating to short term parking habits where motorists consider that the likelihood of receiving a penalty charge notice are minimal. The location where these vehicles are parked generally impacts on other highway users and this reports sets out to address this issue.


The proposed working practice follows those set out in the Department for Transports – Operational Guidance to Local Authorities: Parking Policy and Enforcement.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order No 25 have been complied with.



County Councillor John Fillis, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport gave approval to change the current working practice of only issuing Regulation 10 Penalty Charge Notices (Postal PCN) where a PCN has been physically printed before the vehicle drives away to be in line with the DfT Operational Guidance that a postal PCN be issued if a Civil Enforcement Officer has started to issue a PCN.


This KEY Decision was taken in accordance with the process agreed by the Executive Scrutiny Committee.


Date of decision: 12/10/2015

Effective from: 16/10/2015

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