Table of Contents
- 1 How many disabled parking spaces are required UK?
- 2 Can someone else park in my disabled bay?
- 3 Can you ever park in a disabled space?
- 4 What are the rules for blue badge holders?
- 5 What happens if you park in a disabled bay?
- 6 What is an enforceable disabled parking bay?
- 7 Can Parent and Child park in disabled?
- 8 Can I park in a disabled bay outside a house?
How many disabled parking spaces are required UK?
The BSI British Standards states that you should provide one disabled parking bay for each disabled motorist you have working at your premises plus 5% of the total capacity of visiting motorists and a further 4% of the spaces should be enlarged standard spaces.
Can someone else park in my disabled bay?
Who can use the dedicated disabled bay. Only those in receipt of a unique permit may park in a dedicated disabled parking bay, which is enforceable all day, seven days a week. If someone illegally parks in a disabled bay, you can call our Parking Enforcement Team on 020 8489 2102.
Can you ever park in a disabled space?
To be allowed to park in a disabled bay, the car in question must display a valid disabled parking permit, or ‘Blue Badge. ‘ The ‘Blue Badge’ scheme is run by the government, and allows disabled people – or those who transport them – to avoid certain parking exemptions.
What are the rules for blue badge holders?
Your Blue Badge usually lets you park for free:
- on streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to.
- in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit.
What happens if you park in a disabled bay?
“Any customer found to be parking in a disabled bay that doesn’t have a valid blue badge or is misusing parent and child bays will receive a parking charge notice. “This is to ensure these spaces are kept available for the customers who need them the most.”
What is an enforceable disabled parking bay?
Mandatory disabled bays have formal status on the highway. They are underpinned in law by a Traffic Regulation Order which means that they are legally enforceable. Parking in a mandatory disabled parking bay without displaying a valid Blue Badge is therefore likely to incur a Penalty Charge Notice.
Can Parent and Child park in disabled?
While it isn’t illegal to park in a parent and child bay if you don’t have a child under 12 with you, you could be hit with a Parking Charge Notice (PCN). Disabled drivers should use the dedicated bays for blue badge holders.
Can I park in a disabled bay outside a house?
The council can help people with disabilities by providing parking bays outside their home. Any person with a valid Blue Badge can park in a disabled bay at any time. To be eligible for a disabled parking bay you must: have a valid Blue Badge.