In the council’s service plans that were presented to the joint Corporate and Community Overview & Scrutiny Committees last month, it was recorded the increase will yield approximately £10,000 revenue for the council.
Timescales / Deadlines: Revised Tariff introduced April 2013
Lead Officer: Margaret Jerome
Resource Implications Cap/Rev: Officer time. Will result in increased income of approx. £10,000 per annum.
Success Criteria/Measures: Amended tariff structure introduced.
An article in the current issue of The Haslemere Guide about Town Planning by Ted Bruning includes the effect of increasing car park charges for shops. The article begins…
Come April, the start of the new financial year, and everything goes up, including in many towns across the country, the price of parking.
Well, you may say, these are hard times and local councils have to fund their activities somehow. But the cost of town-centre parking is more than just a nuisance: it’s slow poison for high street retailers whether they’re independent or branches of national chains.