Road Traffic Acts

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984Local Government Act 19922000-08-292000-08-18TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211,

Watford Borough Council


Notice is hereby given that, on 18th August 2000, the Watford Borough Council, pursuant to arrangements made under section 101 of the Local Government Act 1992 with the County Council of Hertfordshire, made the above Order, under sections 1, 2, 4, 45, 46, 49, 51, 53 and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. The effect of the Order would be:

(a) to extend the existing Controlled Parking Zone in the West Watford area as follows:
West Watford area is to have two additional Permit Parking zones lettered K and L. Parking Permits will be designated for use in a particular permit zone.
Permit Zone K would consist of the following streets:
Aynho Street, Banbury Street, Oxford Street, Souldern Street, which would all be transferred from the existing CPZ zone G
Harwoods Road (between Vicarage Road and Chester Road), Willow Lane and Vicarage Road (between Hagden Lane and Harwoods Road)
Permit Zone L would consist of the following streets:
Durban Road East, Pretoria Road and Chester Road (between Harwoods Road and Addiscombe Road)
(b) to make regulations to establish and control the use of the following within the additional controlled parking zones in West Watford, operating Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.:
Parking places for permit holders only
Parking bays for limited waiting (Pay and Display, for either 1 hour or 2 hours)
Shared use parking places for permit holders and limited waiting (Pay and Display, for either 1 hour or 2 hours)
Waiting restricted during hours of operation
No waiting at any time
(c) To control the issue, charge and use of permits and tickets as follows:
Parking permits for residents (limited to two per household, £16.50 for a first permit, £40 for a second permit)
Residents’ Visitors’ permits:
Short stay:
1 hour permits charged at £2.50 (£1.25 if applicant is aged 60 years or over) for 40 permits;
6 hour permits charged at £7.50 (£3.75 if applicant is aged 60 years or over) for 20 permits.
Long stay:
Maximum of 7 day permit charged at £2.50 (£1.25 if the applicant is aged 60 years or over) per permit and limited to 28 days per year.
Business permits (limited to one permit per business, for operational vehicles only, charged at £250)
Permits for doctors and medical staff
Special permits issued and charged at the Council’s discretion
Parking tickets for Pay and Display charged at 50p per hour
Penalty charge notices (£40 charge, with a reduction of 50% if paid within 14 days)
Only light vehicles (less than 5.25 metres long and 2.3 metres high) will be eligible for permits
(d) To revoke or amend as necessary the existing Traffic Regulation Orders.

The Order will come into operation on Tuesday, 29th August 2000.
A copy of the Order together with the relevant map may be inspected on request at the One-Stop-Shop, Town Hall, Watford, during normal office hours.
If you wish to question the validity of the Order or any provision contained in it on the grounds that it is not within the powers conferred by the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, or on the grounds that any requirement of that Act or of any Instrument made under it has not been complied with in relation to the Order, you may, within 6 weeks from 18th August 2000, apply to the High Court for this purpose.
R. Stewart, Head of Planning and Transportation
Town Hall, Watford, Hertfordshire WD1 3EX.
18th August 2000.