Tag Archives: parking

Improvements to parking services now a ‘virtual’ reality

Improvements to parking services at Somerset County Council will see the introduction of ‘virtual’ permits and a new online payment system. Residents will now be able to apply and pay for resident permits for their own vehicles and their visitors, including annual and daily scratch cards, in one online transaction. Currently applications must be made […]

Finding the best solution to Minehead’s parking

Somerset County Council is listening to and working with local Minehead residents and businesses to find the best solution to parking arrangements by the harbour in the town. Before Christmas the County Council asked local residents on Quay Street and Quay West their thoughts on a draft proposal to change parking arrangements on these streets. […]

Proposal to improve parking in Minehead

Somerset County Council is proposing to make improvements to parking arrangements in Minehead. The potential changes will give residents priority parking areas, remove competition between tourists and residents for parking spaces and improve safety in the area. They would also see an increase in permit charges, bringing the cost in line with the rest of […]

Now you can apply online for resident parking permits

Motorists who need to apply for, or renew, a resident parking permit can now do so online. Somerset County Council has recently introduced an online service to make the application process much simpler. Previously applicants had to request or print a paper form, fill in the details and post it back. They also had to […]

Park your views

Residents and businesses in Wells are being invited to comment on proposals for a residents parking scheme in the city. Somerset County Council has responded to a call for change from residents and is organising a consultation this month to seek people’s views on the proposals. The Council’s resident –friendly parking policy supports communities to […]

Changes to residents’ parking system

Somerset County Council is to standardise the residents’ parking system to make it fairer across the county following the results of a public consultation. Residents and businesses were invited to have their say on parking policies earlier this year as the Council looked to ensure the service is able to cover its costs now and […]