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Parking accounts 2019-20

A section 55 Parking Account must be produced each year end and must include 

  • income from on-street parking charges and on-street parking fines and off street fines
  • expenditure on the provision and maintenance of designated parking places and enforcement 

These finances are governed by section 55 (as amended) of the road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

For details on street parking, please consult Lancashire County Council's parking accounts.

Income and expenditure: Section 55
Section 55 Parking Account2019/20
 £
Income 
Off Street Parking Fines (PCN's)(25,093)
  
Total Income(25,093)
  
Expenditure 
Enforcement and enforcement materials19,236
Processing2,861
Support Services5,873
  
Total Expenditure27,970
  
(Surplus) / Deficit2,877

 

Additional information


The number of street pay and display parking spaces provided by the council is detailed below:

Pay and display bays: 479

Restricted bays: 1,010

Total number controlled off street parking spaces: 1,489

The local government Transparency Code requires that all local councils must publish their parking account information showing revenue collected from on-street parking, off-street parking and penalty charge notices and associated expenditure. 

For details on street parking, please consult Lancashire County Council's parking accounts.

Income and expenditure: Parking account
Parking account2019/20
 £
Income 
Off-Street Parking Permits(17,495)
Off-Street Parking Fees(115,798)
Off Street Parking Fines (PCNs)(25,093)
  
Total Income(158,385)
  
Expenditure 
Direct salary costs10,039
Premises64,624
Supplies and Services30,995
Support Services17,619
  
Total Expenditure123,277
  
(Surplus) / Deficit

(35,108)

 

The parking account made a surplus of £35,108 in 2019-20 this is to be reinvested in the service.

Section 55 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act (1984) allows for a number of areas which car parking income can fund. This includes, but is not limited to, public passenger transport services, highways, road and environmental improvements including works to open spaces and the provision of outdoor recreational facilities.

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