Proposed Traffic Order (February 2022)

Epsom & Ewell Borough Council (Off Street Parking Places) Order February 2022

Notice is herby given that Epsom and Ewell Borough Council in exercise of its powers under Sections 32 33 35 and 38 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Schedule 9 to that Act, the Traffic Management Act 2004 and Regulation 7 of the Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996 and all other enabling powers propose to make the above Order.

The effect of the above Order is set out below:

The proposed Order and other related documents may be inspected at the Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom, KT18 5BY, between 9.30am and 12.00pm Monday, Wednesday or Friday. All objections or other representations relating to the proposed Order must be sent in writing to the undersigned by 4pm on Thursday 6 January 2022. All objections must specify the grounds on which they are made.

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The effect of the Order will be as follows:

1) To revoke the Council’s current Off Street Parking Places Order
2) To update and amend the Council’s current Off Street Parking Places Order to include:

a) The introduction of permit and cashless parking options in the Kingston Road Car Park (Stoneleigh Parade).

Number of hours Cost
Parking up to 3 hours (No return within 1 hour) Free
Parking up to 5 hours (8:30am – 6:30pm) £4
Parking over 5 hours(8:30am – 6:30pm) £6
Evening parking(6:30pm – 8:30am) £1
Sunday parking over 3 hours £1
Annual resident permit £390
Annual Business / Non-resident permit £715

b) The removal of the entry and exit barriers in the Town Hall (rear) and Hope Lodge car parks.

The car park system to be replaced by a pay and display option offering cash and card payments along with a cashless parking option enabling payment by app or mobile phone.

c) The introduction of enforcement for the following off street contravention codes in Borough Council car parks where electric vehicle chargepoints are installed:

71 Parked in an electric vehicle’s charging place during operating hours without charging
80 Parked for longer than permitted

The maximum designated time for charging will be 4 hours.           

Dated: 9 December 2021 
Clare Lawrence, Director of Environment, Housing and Regeneration
Town Hall, The Parade, Epsom KT18 5BY

Statement of reasons

The Council proposes to update the existing Off-Street Parking Places Order for the following reasons:

Number Amendment Reason
1 To introduce daily parking charges within Stoneleigh Parade car park To regulate and monitor activity within the car park, preventing its use for long stay parking and reducing the risk of the car parks use for abandoned vehicles and flytipping.
2 To introduce annual parking permits within the Stoneleigh Parade car park To provide a permit option to local residents and businesses as an alternative to the daily tariffs.
3 To remove the barriers from the Town Hall (rear) and Hope Lodge car parks. To offer parking to visitors via pay and display and/or a cashless parking service. To prevent the car park being out of service due to faults with the equipment. To reduce operational costs within the car park.
4 To introduce enforcement for electric vehicle charging bays. To support the introduction of electric vehicle charging bays by introducing enforcement for mis-use by drivers in non-electric vehicles and to restrict the permitted charging time to 4 hours.