Decision details

Parking Policy Report on Parking Enforcement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A report by the Director of Technical Services reviewed and updated the Council’s Parking Enforcement Policy that was last reported to Cabinet on 13 March 2008 (Minute No. 534 refers).  Parking enforcement within Wirral was undertaken through the provisions of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA 2004), enacted in March 2008 and which required local highway authorities to produce and publish its policies and strategies on parking and enforcement.




That the Cabinet approves the procedures and policy as set out in the report subject to paragraph 2.12.1 of the report being replaced with a new paragraph 2.12.1:


“The observation period begins when the vehicle’s details are entered onto the hand help computer by the civil enforcement officer.  The Penalty Charge Notice cannot be issued until the observation period has elapsed.”

Publication date: 20/03/2012

Date of decision: 15/03/2012

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/03/2012

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