Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Civil car parking enforcement

THE Council has taken over parking enforcement from the police, with council-employed staff issuing penalty charge notices to those parking illegally.
The Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE) Officers can give out two levels of charge – a 'lesser offence' for example, overstaying at a parking meter or not parking in the lines in a car park, or a 'serious offence' for example, parking on a double yellow line or in a bus lane.
The penalty for a ‘lesser offence’ is £50 and for a ‘serious offence’ £70 with both fines discounted by 50 per cent if paid within 14 days.
To avoid getting a penalty, drivers are reminded to always check signs and road markings when parking and to make sure pay-and-display tickets or permits are displayed clearly, where appropriate.
For more information about CPE and parking in Darlington visit www.darlington.gov.uk/parking or ask to see a copy of the CPE guidelines at the Customer Contact Centre next to the Town Hall

Monday, 3 January 2011

Teal road works , Closure notice


Darlington Borough Council intend not less than seven days from the date of this notice to make an Order under the provisions of Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act, 1984, as amended, the effect of which will be to close:

TEAL ROAD From its junction with Malim Road northwards to its end

Only a 70metre length of road will be closed at a time.

An alternative route will be signed via Malim Road, McMullen Road, Lingfield Green,The
Broadway South, Falcon Road and vice versa.

The Order is necessary to enable construction of a new sewer by Northumbrian Water Ltd.

The maximum duration of the temporary closure under this Order is 18 months commencing from Monday 17th January 2011, it is anticipated that the closure will be effective for 20 weeks from Monday 17th January 2011.

Dated 29th Day of December 2010

Director of Community Services
Town Hall