These regulations govern the terms on which the rules for the control of parking on our streets are operated by local authorities. They also set out how the rules are enforced, including the role of traffic wardens, and the process for how to appealing against penalties.
You can find all the regulations that relate to parking below to the left.
|Workplace Parking Levy (England) Regulations 2009
These Regulations make provision in relation to licensing Schemes relating to workplace parking
|Road Traffic (Parking Adjudicators) (London) (Amendment) Regulations 1999
Prescribes the procedure to be followed by parking adjudicators when acting as traffic adjudicators
|Road Traffic (Parking Adjudicators) (London) Regulations 1993
These regulations prescribe the procedure to be followed in relation to proceedings before parking adjudicators.
|Removal and Disposal of Vehicles (Traffic Officers) (England) Regulations 2008
Permits uniformed traffic officers to remove in certain circumstances stationary vehicles from motorways (other than certain lengths of the M4 and M48) and trunk roads in England.
|Removal, Storage and Disposal of Vehicles (Prescribed Sums and Charges) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2008
Allows the Secretary of State to recover the cost of vehicles removed by traffic officers.
|Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (Approved Devices) (England) Order 2007
Under civil enforcement rules, evidence of a parking contravention must be recorded on an approved device or observed by an enforcement officer. This Order describes an “approved device”.
|Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (England) General Regulations 2007
These Regulations provide for the civil enforcement of parking contraventions in England, permitting the imposition of penalty charges and the immobilisation of vehicles in certain defined circumstances.
|Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (England) Representations and Appeals Regulations 2007
These Regulations enable representations and appeals against penalty charges imposed under the parking civil enforcement rules
|Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (Guidelines on Levels of Charges) (England) Order 2007
This Order provides guidelines for the level of parking enforcement penalty charges outside Greater London. Enforcement authorities must comply with these guidelines except with permission of the Secretary of State.
|Civil Enforcement Officers (Wearing of Uniforms) (England) Regulations 2007
These Regulations specify certain civil enforcement functions that can only be carried out by a parking attendant when in uniform (including notification of a penalty charge and immobilisation of vehicles).
|Control of Off-Street Parking (England and Wales) (Metropolitan Districts) Order 1986 (1)
This Order enables metropolitan district Councils in England and Wales to designate controlled areas for public off-street parking
|Control of Off-Street Parking (England and Wales) Order 1978 (2)
This Order enables county councils to designate areas as controlled off street parking areas
|Deregulation (Parking Equipment) Order 1996
This Order removes the requirement for parking equipment to be approved by the Secretary of State
|Parking Attendants (Wearing of Uniforms) (London) Regulations 1993
Lists functions for which parking attendants are required to wear uniform
|Removal and Disposal of Vehicles (Loading Areas) (Modification of Enactments) Regulations 1978 (1)
Provides for the control of parking on areas designated for the loading or unloading of goods vehicles and the removal, charging and disposal of illegally parked vehicles.
|Removal and Disposal of Vehicles (Loading Areas) Regulations 1986,
Provides for the removal and disposal of vehicles illegally parked in loading bays.
|Removal and Disposal of Vehicles Regulations 1986
Provides for the removal and disposal of illegally parked vehicles.
|Road Traffic (Parking Adjudicators) (England and Wales) Regulations 1999
Sets out the procedure for appeals to a parking adjudicator in places that are designated as “permitted parking areas” and “special parking areas”.
|Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (England) Regulations 2000
Regulations set out the eligibility criteria for a disabled person’s parking badge and the form of the badge to be issued in England. They also prescribe grounds for refusal to issue and withdraw and badge and the maximum fee local authorities are able t
|Local Authorities’ Traffic Orders (Exemptions for Disabled Persons) (England) Regulations 2000
Requires local authorities, when making orders that impose waiting prohibitions on-street and in parking bays, to exempt vehicles displaying a Blue Badge from any charges and time limits
|Road Traffic Act 1991 (Special Parking Areas) (England) Order 2003
Regulations exempting bus stops from the provisions around special parking areas.
Tell us what you think should happen to these regulations and why, being specific where possible:
- Should we scrap them altogether?
- Could their purpose be achieved in a non-regulatory way (eg through a voluntary code?) How?
- Could they be reformed, simplified or merged? How?
- Can we reduce their bureaucracy through better implementation? How?
- Can we make their enforcement less burdensome? How?
- Should they be left as they are?