Decision details

School Streets Implementation

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.1      To issue approval for the “School Streets” schemes as listed in Appendix A. To see full list of restriction times and locations see Appendix A.


1.2    To implement Recommendation 1.1 under an ETO made under the provisions of Sections 9, 10, 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (RTRA 1984) and that the notices of making for the ETO’s contain the statements specified in Schedule 5 of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.


1.3     That pursuant to Section 10(2) of RTRA 1984 the power to make modifications to the Order be delegated to the Assistant Director for Parking Street Management and Commercial, acting in consultation with the Head Teacher of the relevant school and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police provided that such modification does not make additions to the order or designate additional on-street parking places for which charges are made.


1.4     That residents living within the closed sections of the School Street zones who require access, as shown in Appendix A, will be able to apply for a virtual exemption permit for nominated vehicles to access the zone at all times without committing an offence. Resident vehicles need to be registered to an address within the School Street Zone. That vehicles nominated by resident Blue Badge holders and Blue Badge holders of the school (pupils, parents, and staff) who require access will be exempt from the zone at all times without committing an offence.

1.5     That any material objections received during the statutory objection period are considered by way of a written report to the Assistant Director of Parking, Street Management and Commercial, before a decision is reached on whether any of the provisions of the experimental order will be made permanent.

1.6     To exercise discretion not to hold a public inquiry pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Local Authorities   Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.


1.7     To note the Equalities Impact Assessment in Appendix D.


Publication date: 09/09/2021

Date of decision: 17/09/2021

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