Agenda item

Car Parking Review

Report of the Executive Director Environment.


To follow.


The Committee received a late report of the Executive Director Environment on the Epping Forest Car Park Charging Review.


A Committee member highlighted that it was vital to explain that the income from car parking charges were to be used to cover existing costs not to secure further income. 


A Committee member commented that he would be bring a report to Officers on his concerns regarding the operational activities of the parking enforcement officers as he believed that best practice was not being followed. The Director of Open Spaces explained that any tickets issued by parking enforcement officers not appropriately dressed had been cancelled. The Chairman confirmed that it was not currently a systemic issue, but it was vital that the provider was performing in accordance with best practice. It was added that further reports would be coming to the Committee which would address concerns on the following of best practice by parking enforcement officers.


RESOLVED- That the report be noted.