Decision details

Harmonisation of car parking across Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present the options and recommendation in relation to harmonising the arrangements for
• Aligning our high and low season tariffs
• Restructuring the length of stay tariff options
• Overnight and Sunday car park charges


RESOLVED that Cabinet: -

(a)             Agree to respond to the consultation feedback by implementing Option 2 as outlined in paragraph 36;

(b)            Agree to the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) advertisement and consultation process required to implement the car parking harmonisation proposals, in line with legislation; and

(c)             Delegates authority to the Director of Commercial Operations, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance to implement the recommendations outlined in this report.

Voting: Unanimous

Portfolio Holder: Finance


To support the delivery of the harmonisation of the car parking service for residents and visitors across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole ensuring consistency and certainty for all areas of the borough.

To support the corporate strategy objective of sustainable environment including encouraging visitors to our town centres to walk, cycle, use the train or bus.

Report author: Amanda Barrie

Publication date: 08/09/2023

Date of decision: 06/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 06/09/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/09/2023

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