Sunday 02nd October 2022,
North Yorks Enquirer

Browsing the "Controlled Parking Zone" Tag

Councils Lose Parking War

It began in May 2014 when a member of the public contacted the North Yorks Enquirer about a Scarborough shop owner who had accumulated over a thousand parking PCNs (Penalty Charge Notice). At £75 per PCN and adding in court [...]

December 12, 2016 North Yorkshire County Council, Scarborough Borough Council

Whitby Parking Victory!

A resident of Whitby who was given a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) has won the case at the Traffic Penalty Tribunal. The judgement from the Tribunal is below. As you can see, the Traffic Penalty [...]

April 9, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

Parking Refunds for Knaresborough?

A quick look around Knaresborough’s Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) on Google Streetmap shows that Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) replicated the Knaresborough signage from their Harrogate CPZs. Like the Harrogate, Scarborough and Whitby’s CPZs, the signage does not make a single [...]

December 22, 2015 Harrogate Borough Council

Parking Refunds On Cards For Harrogate?

A quick look around Harrogate Borough Council’s (HBC) Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) on Google Streetmap yields a clue where Scarborough Borough Council (SBC) copied their CPZ signage  from. Like Scarborough and Whitby, Harrogate’s CPZs do not make a single mention [...]

December 9, 2015 Harrogate Borough Council

Parking Refunds for Whitby?

A quick look around Whitby’s Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) yields a few clues the local authority that implemented it has taken note of previous implementation problems and has smartened up its act. Last week, I posted an adjudication notice from [...]

December 4, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Parking Refunds Ahoy!

During May of this year, I wrote an article which detailed why Scarborough’s Residential Parking Zones (CPZs) are a farce. The article highlighted a High Court ruling by Mrs Justice Lang which stated that it was illegal for authorities to [...]

November 29, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Parking PCNs Won

Three months ago I wrote an article about why I thought that Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) handed out in on-street Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) in Scarborough by Scarborough Borough Council (SBC), are handed out with the full knowledge that they’d [...]

August 3, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council

Scarborough Parking Farce

As residents of Scarborough town centre are aware, since the last millennium a Controlled Parking Zone or CPZ has been in place to control on-street parking. The scheme was introduced to the folks in the town centre as a residential [...]

May 1, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council