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FOI 6329

Parking Charges

Request

Please can you send me the following information for each of the financial years from 2008 to 2012 for the designated area covered by your local authority in relation to parking services provided:
1. The total annual revenue from:
a. On street parking charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
b. Off street parking charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
c. Parking permit charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
d. All parking penalty notices within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
2. What percentage of total annual income in the local authority for each of the financial years 2008-12 is from:
a. On street parking charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
b. Off street parking charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
c. Parking permit charges within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
d. All Penalty notices within your local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
3. The number of controlled parking spaces, for both residential and business use, within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12
4. The number of parking penalty notices issued within your designated local authority area for each of the financial years 2008-12

Response

1.
a. All on street parking related matters are dealt with by the South Essex Parking partnership under the lead Authority of Chelmsford City council.
In April 2011 Essex County Council as the Highways Authority took back control of on street parking and formed two partnerships one in the North and One in the South of Essex, which is where the Borough of Brentwood now sits in relation to this function. As a consequence all enquires relating to on street income will need to be directed through Chelmsford City Council parking@chelmsford.gov.uk as they hold all the data bases that will contain the information you have requested.

b. Revenue from off street parking charges within designated local authority area for each of financial years 2008 -2012 ( car parks only);
2008/2009 = £1,682,848.22
2009/2010 = £1,620,575.03
2010/2011 = £1,175,451.39
2011/2012 = £1,501,510.60
2012/2013 = £1,389,925.18

C. Parking Permit Income (car park Season Tickets only)
2008/2009 = £566,724.63
2009/2010 = £519,153.11
2010/2011 = £351,059.99
2011/2012 = £285,736.55
2012/2013 = £167,043.15

c. Total Annual revenue from penalty charge notices (off street car parks only)
2008/2009 = £51,670.25
2009/2010 = £40,609.80
2010/2011 = £40,655.00
2011/2012 = £39,536.00
2012/2013 = £32,531.55

2.
a. Refer to 1 a for response.

b. Percentage of total income for Borough from parking charges (car parks)
2008/2009 = 2.94%
2009/2010 = 2.97%
2010/2011 = 2.13%
2011/2012 = 2.91%
2012/2013 = 2.76%

c. Percentage of total income for Borough season tickets (car parks) this is the combined percentage for parking charge income ( as above) and season tickets sales.
2008/2009 = 4.43%
2009/2010 = 4.37%
2010/2011 = 3.04%
2011/2012 = 3.59%
2012/2013 = 3.41%

d. Percentage of total income from penalty charge notices (car parks)
2008/2009 = 0.4%
2009/2010 = 0.11%
2010/2011 = 0.11%
2011/2012 = 0.09%
2012/2013 = 0.08%

3. Please refer to 1.a above re: South Essex Parking partnership ( SEPP)

4. number of penalty charge notices issued for each financial year 2008 2012
2008/2009 = 2,233
2009/2010 = 1,786
2010/2011 = 1,750
2011/2012 = 1,758
2012/2013 = 1,412