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FOI 5764

CCTV

Request

I am writing to obtain information about your authority’s use of CCTV and CCTV “smart cars” to issue moving traffic and parking contraventions notices (sometimes called Fixed Penalty Notices).

To outline my query as clearly as possible, I am requesting:

1) How many CCTV Smart cars does your authority currently own and/or operate?

2) A total number of the moving traffic contraventions and parking contraventions captured by the authority’s CCTV Smart car(s) in the period 1 March 2008 – 1st March 2013?

3) The total income obtained through fixed penalty notices resulting from the above penalties captured by X council’s CCTV Smart car(s) in the period 1 March 2008 – 1st March 2013?

4) A total number of the moving traffic contraventions and parking contraventions captured by the your authority’s public s pace CCTV cameras in the period 1 March 2008 – 1st March 2013?

5) The total income obtained through fixed penalty notices resulting from the above penalties captured by your authority’s public space CCTV cameras in the period 1 March 2008 – 1st March 2013?

Please note I am not asking for details of any individual cases.

 

Response

Dear Sirs – with reference to your request made under the Freedom of Information Act I can advise as follows
1) Brentwood Borough Council does not own or operate any Smart cars or other vehicles equipped with CCTV cameras
2) 0
3) 0
4) From January 2011 to 16th March 454 recorded parking contraventions have been reported by our CCTV team to parking enforcement – these were not recorded prior to this and these are dealt with by parking enforcement who would issue any contravention notice and recover any penalties
5) 0