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New Parking Restriction Proposals
Proposed extension of Pay & Display Charging period (extended hour from 5pm to 6pm) - Click this link to view the full set of Documents on Deposit
Proposed Parking Prohibition (double yellow lines) Alkham Road, Lower Road (River) and Chilton Way, River - Click this link to view details/map
Proposed Overnight Parking Prohibition for Motor Caravans, Walmer Seafront - Click this link to view details/map
Anyone wishing to object to the proposed Order should send the grounds for objection in writing to the Parking Operations Manager, Council Offices, Honeywood Close, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover, Kent CT16 3PJ or by e-mail to email@example.com by 12 noon on Monday 27th July, 2020.
Dover District Council will continue to offer free parking to the NHS and key care workers as listed below. DDC are following the clear directions issued by the British Parking Association (BPA), for these concessions:
- NHS staff members
- Health and social care workers
- NHS Volunteer Responders
- The 3 blue light emergency services
This is only applicable whilst on duty, carrying out visits in the community and not parked at your place of residence or place of work. We will accept the official issued permit and, in some cases, a letter on headed paper from the care provider, depending on the circumstances.
- Proof of eligibility must be displayed on the dashboard to enable the concession to be granted.
- This will be reviewed in 6 months’ time or, when Central Government issue further instructions.
The concessions will allow the following:-
- To park in limited waiting bays for longer than is stipulated
- To park on single yellow lines, but not within 10 metres of a junction
- To park in Pay & Display parking bays without having to pay the parking charge
- To park in resident bays without having to display the required resident permit
To park in all DDC managed car parks without having to pay the parking charge. To park in all DDC short stay car parks beyond the stipulated time period. Concessions will not allow:-
- Parking at your normal place of residence or other locations whilst not at work or volunteering;
- Parking on double yellow lines;
- Parking on single yellow lines within 10 metres of a junction;
- Parked where loading and unloading restrictions (kerb markings) are in operation;
- Parked on zig zag lines at pedestrian crossings;
- Parked on keep clear markings outside a school, a hospital or fire, police or ambulance station;
- Parking on dropped kerbs;
- Parking in marked bus stops;
- Parking in suspended bays or areas; and
- Parking in either disabled bays, police bays, taxi bays or electric vehicles bays without permitted to do so
DDC permit holders will be issued with an 8 week extension, on a pro-rata basis, to compensate for the lockdown period. To qualify for the 8 weeks extension the permits must have been valid during the period when parking charges were suspended.
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