Dear Mr Manderson,
Re: Request for an update on the review of managing parking on the verge
I refer to your enquiry sent to Councillor Dickson on 28 August 2018, requesting an update on the activities relating to the review of managing parking on the verge. Councillor Dickson has asked me to provide you with a response as I am helping coordinate this review.
The need for more education around parking in residential areas was identified as a key action by stakeholders at the workshop held in February 2018. Since that time, council has developed and delivered several initiatives, and continues to take an education based on compliance response to parking within the Local Government area.
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Bald Knob, Baringa, Beerburrum, Beerwah, Bells Creek, Bellvista, Booroobin, Bribie Island North, Caloundra West, Coochin Creek, Crohamhurst, Glass House Mountains, Glenview, Landsborough, Little Mountain, Maleny, Meridan Plains, Mooloolah Valley, Mount Mellum, Palmview, Peachester, Wootha
Phone: (07) 5420 8987
Fax: (07) 5475 7277
Opinion on verge parking, street widths and the increase in parking fines: Unknown
Division 2 (Dep Mayor)
Battery Hill, Caloundra, Caloundra West, Dicky Beach, Golden Beach, Kings Beach, Little Mountain, Moffat Beach, Pelican Waters, Shelly Beach
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I think the reference at the end of this extract may help – It’s from the QLD Government Department of Transport and Main Roads Technical note 138 – “Verge Parking and Idented Parking”:
1 Purpose and scope of this technical note
The purpose of this technical note is to provide guidance on the use of verge parking and indented parking. This parking is typically provided between the kerb line and property boundary, and can be a cost effective retrofit measure to relocate parking from the road pavement to the verge in order to make space for other use of the road space (such as on-road bicycle lanes).
Currently there is no technical guidance on the provision of verge and/or indented parking, and therefore this parking type may be less utilised as a treatment option. The pavement markings and signage requirements for on-road parking are addressed in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part 11: Parking, whilst the Austroads Guide to Traffic Management Part 11: Parking addresses many types of on and off street car parking but provision of car parking within the verge is not covered. As well as a parking issue, this is also an issue of the design of the ‘Roadside Environment’. This technical note is a supplement to Section 4.4 of the Austroads Guide to Road Design Part 6B: Roadside Environment.
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Further to the extremely high interest in parking fines across the region, I wanted to do a couple of things and let you know that:
1) I fully support you and have been raising this issue for many months. I have even gone on the record on the front page of the Sunshine Coast Daily dated October 11 asking for residents to back me in seeking changes to nature strip parking.
2) That there is currently a petition being circulated seeking for council to address parking fines and use common sense in regulating parking. Please see the petition below:
Thanks Kristine Warren for sending division representatives.
Feel free to phone, email and visit your rep to create positive change.
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You will find your Council representative’s contact details in comments.
(Please try and be respectful if contacting, we won’t get anywhere if we are rude or abusive. Lets be smart about this to get something done.)
- Sunshine Coast Council- Employee code of conduct
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