Car park spaces, charges and tickets

On Street Parking 

1. The total number of on street parking spaces for which you are responsible (an estimate of capacity will suffice if no defined spaces)

We have an estimated 28319 restricted spaces within our Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Devon. We do not have any records on how many unrestricted parking spaces exist on-street.

More information about where parking spaces are is available on our Highways data page ( Transparency Code)

2. What proportion of the spaces referred to in point 1 are free and what proportion paid?

o Paid is defined as having to pay to park in the space for at least one period during a normal 7 day week.

An estimated 3207 spaces are pay & display
An estimated 17023 spaces are residents parking

3. The total number of physical parking meters for the paid spaces.

266

4. How many of the meters referred to in point 3 take cash?

266
5. How many of the meters referred to in point 4 give change?

None

6. The monthly revenue received from the meters referred to in point 3 for the 12 months from and including October 2018, to September 2019.

Month Revenue
2018 October £ 202,599.05
November £ 170,249.00
December £ 176,080.10
2019 January £ 163,498.45
February £ 163,108.70
March £ 169,600.20
April £ 204,587.60
May £ 215,205.80
June £ 225,232.00
July £ 286,625.40
August £ 293,082.40
September £ 245,451.35
Total £2,515,320.05

Please see the published Civil Parking Enforcement Service Annual Reports .

7. The total monthly revenue received from any form of payment for paid on street parking spaces for the 12 months from and including October 2018, to September 2019.

Month Revenue
2018 October £ 242,023.45
November £ 208,744.60
December £ 207,453.90
2019 January £ 200,457.65
February £ 200,448.70
March £ 214,069.56
April £ 248,991.10
May £ 266,643.90
June £ 275,283.44
July £ 352,334.87
August £ 354,849.87
September £ 302,991.25
Total £ 3,074,292.29

Please see the published  Civil Parking enforcement Service Annual Reports.

Public Car Parks

8. The total number of parking spaces in public car parks for which you are responsible.

We have the following car parks that are available for the public but we do not have a record of the number of spaces at each site
• Barnstaple Civic Centre
• Exeter County Hall Visitors Car Park
• Exeter Digby & Sowton Station Car Park
• Exeter Honiton Road Park & Ride Car Park
• Exeter Sowton Park & Ride Car Park
• Exeter Sowton Pay & Display Car Park
• Stover Country Park Car Park
• Tiverton Grand Western Canal Car Park

9. What proportion of the spaces referred to in point 8 are free and what proportion paid?

The following car parks are pay and display

• Barnstaple Civic Centre (weekends and bank holidays only)
• Exeter County Hall Visitors Car Park
• Exeter Sowton Pay & Display Car Park
• Stover Country Park Car Park
• Tiverton Grand Western Canal Car Park

The following are free to park provided occupants are catching the bus/train

• Exeter Digby & Sowton Station Car Park
• Exeter Honiton Road Park & Ride Car Park
• Exeter Sowton Park & Ride Car Park

o Paid is defined as having to pay to park in the space for at least one period during a normal 7 day week.
10. The total number of physical parking meters for the paid spaces.

10 machines

• Barnstaple Civic Centre (weekends and bank holidays only) – 2 machines
• Exeter County Hall Visitors Car Park – 3 machines
• Exeter Sowton Pay & Display Car Park – 1 machine
• Stover Country Park Car Park – 2 machines
• Tiverton Grand Western Canal Car Park – 2 machines

11. How many of the meters referred to in point 10 take cash?

10

12. How many of the meters referred to in point 11 give change?

None

13. The monthly revenue received from the meters referred to in point 10 for the 12 months from and including October 2018, to September 2019.

Month Revenue
2018 October £ 16,768.65
November £ 12,812.25
December £ 10,986.45
2019 January £ 14,257.05
February £ 14,063.90
March £ 14,202.80
April £ 16,202.40
May £ 19,105.95
June £ 16,285.45
July £ 21,076.40
August £ 20,746.75
September £ 17,733.80
Total £ 194,241.85

 

14. The total monthly revenue received from any form of payment for paid public car park spaces for which you are responsible, for the 12 months from and including October 2018, to September 2019.

Month Revenue
2018 October £ 25,679.85
November £ 20,916.38
December £ 16,993.05
2019 January £ 21,597.15
February £ 21,240.90
March £ 23,011.15
April £ 26,149.30
May £ 30,661.89
June £ 26,191.20
July £ 39,206.65
August £ 42,199.95
September £ 27,901.85
Total £ 321,749.32

Other than Park and Ride, Devon County Council is not responsible for off street parking, please contact District and Unitary councils using the information on the link provided.
Parking Tickets
15. How many Penalty Charge Notice parking tickets were issued each month for the 12 months from and including October 2018, to September 2019.

Month Number of tickets
October 2018 6054
November 5974
December 5876
January 2019 5898
February 5169
March 6075
April 6352
May 6543
June 5656
July 5599
August 6185
September 6491

16. In total how many of the tickets referred to in point 15 were appealed?

14976

17. In total how many of the appeals referred to in point 16 were successful?

5203

18. The total monthly revenue received by the council from paid PCN parking tickets for the 12 months from and including October 2018 to September 2019

£1,968,379.00

Please see the published  Civil Parking Enforcement Service Annual Reports.

What is the best estimate of the population of the area for which you are responsible?

Mid year population estimates