Decision details

Residential Dropped Kerbs - Criteria Amendment

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve an amendment to the criteria for assessing dropped kerb applications within residential streets.


That the criteria for assessing the suitability of dropped kerbs for private off-street parking, as prescribed within the Parking Standards Supplementary Planning Document (SPD), is amended as detailed within para. 5.11 of the Director of Place, Planning and Regeneration’s report.


Reasons for the decision:

This proposed criteria change will update the Council's existing parking standards to better reflect local circumstances within residential streets experiencing parking pressures.

Alternative options considered:

Not to amend the criteria. This would result in continued difficulties for residents seeking approval to dropped kerbs for private off-street parking facilities.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: No direct financial impact

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Director of Place, Planning and Regeneration

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Neil Mathews, Head of Transport Development Email: Tel: 01344 351163.

Publication date: 21/12/2018

Date of decision: 21/12/2018

Effective from: 04/01/2019

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