Decision details

Electric vehicle charging in the Council's car parks

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




(1)  That up to two bids be made to The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to enable the installation of electric vehicle charging points (EVCPs) in selected District Council owned car parks, as set out in Appendix 1 subject to reasonable adjustments by the Head of Housing and Environment Services in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment.


(2)  That a 25% match fund budget for the bid(s) to OLEV to a maximum of £45,000 be approved, funded from the car parks budget.


(3)  That the Head of Commercial Services be authorised to give appropriate notice of any revised charges pursuant to the Off-street Parking Places (Consolidation) Order 2015 (or to the relevant Parking Places Order at the time) and the Road Traffic Act 1984, to include limiting the time appropriate to the relevant charging period where possible.


(4)  Should for any reason the grant bid not be successful, or if only a partial award is made, then the Head of Housing and Environment Services is authorised, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment, to utilise the approved funding in appropriate locations to deliver a reduced scheme.



Report author: Mr Simon Ballard

Publication date: 01/12/2015

Date of decision: 01/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 01/12/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/12/2015

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