Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Environment
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
To seek approval for updated parking standards which can then be used to advise local planning authorities and developers of the likely parking demand required at developments.
24.1 The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.
24.2 The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve the use of the revised “Guidance for Parking at New Residential Development” ass a policy document of the Highway Authority in the assessment of car parking provision at new residential development proposals in East Sussex.
24.3 Assessing car and cycle parking provision for new residential development is one key aspect of assessing planning applications. This guidance document has been developed based on the most up-to-date East Sussex specific car ownership ward data available to reflect the different characteristics that occur at district level. The calculation tool has been designed to offer developers a user friendly method to ascertain the optimum car/cycle parking provision whilst not compromising road safety for all users.
Report author: Rupert Clubb
Publication date: 18/10/2017
Date of decision: 16/10/2017
Decided at meeting: 16/10/2017 - Lead Member for Transport and Environment