Traffic order amendment - Bury St Edmunds car parks

Audience: visitors and residents

This consultation is now closed. It was open from 03 March 2017 to 26 March 2017.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Off-street car parks, Bury St Edmunds

Notice is hereby given that with effect from 27 March 2017 the charges for the off street car parks in Bury St Edmunds will be varied as follows:

Parkway Multi storey car park – electric vehicle (EV) and plug in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) tariff in allocated EV/PHEV bays

Charge period from 27 March 2017 Current charges Current charges for Blue Badge holders Charge period from 27 March 2017 Varied charges Varied charge for Blue Badge holders Penalty charges (no change)

Monday to Sunday all day

Up to 2 hours £1.50

Up to 3 hours £1.80

All day £2.20

Up to 2 hours £1.50

Up to 3 hours £1.80

All day £2.20

Monday to Sunday all day

Free Free

Excess charge:

£30 if paid within 14 days

£70 if paid after 14 days

Ram Meadow car park – New electric vehicle (EV) and plug in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) tariff for allocated bays

Charge period from 27 March 2017 Varied charges Varied charge for Blue Badge holders Penalty charges (no change) Plan no.

Monday to Sunday all day

Free in allocated EV/PHEV bays marked as per plan Free in allocated EV/PHEV bays marked as per plan

Excess charge:

£30 if paid within 14 days

£70 if paid after 14 days

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Borough of St Edmundsbury (off-street parking places Order 2010)

(Variation) Order 2017

The council of the Borough of St Edmundsbury, in exercise of its powers under 32, 33, 35 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (hereinafter referred to as the 'the Act of 1984'), and all other enabling powers, after consultation with the Highway Authority, Suffolk County Council, in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 of the Act of 1984, hereby makes the following Variation Order:

  1. In this Order the expression 'the 2010 Order' means the Borough of St Edmundsbury (Off Street Parking Places) Order 2010.
  2. The following definition to be added to Article 1. (1) of the 2010 order: 'EV/PHEV allocated bays' means a bay for use only by electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that have purchased a power charge from the Electric charging point provider.
  3. This order may be cited as the Borough of St Edmundsbury (Off-Street Parking Places) Order 2010 (Variation) Order 2017 and shall come into effect on 27 March 2017.

Statement of reasons

The council is investing in additional electric car charging points in bays for the permitted use of only electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles that have purchased a power charge from the electric charging point. Users of the charging points will be expected to pay for the power charge service (as set by the provider) but no charge will be payable for parking in permitted bay. Normal manner in which a vehicle shall be parked will apply.

View the Variation order 2017

To comment on the amendments, please email markets.carparks@westsuffolk.gov.uk or write to the Chief Executive at:

St Edmundsbury Borough Council
West Suffolk House
Western Way
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk IP33 3YU

Consultation closes at 5pm on 26 March 2017.