Car Park Enforcement

“What policy does the Council have on when it is too dangerous or disruptive to society to issue parking tickets?

There is no specific policy.  This information is, therefore, not held.

Which job roles have the authority to prevent a traffic warden from issuing a parking ticket?

The job descriptions are not that specific.  This information is, therefore, not held.

How many violent incidents have prevented traffic wardens from issuing tickets?

Records from April 2014 to date show that 89 cases have been recorded as “threat” preventing issue.

What is the Council’s policy on refunding charges paid for parking where a decision has been taken to stop traffic wardens issuing tickets?

There is no specific policy.  This information is, therefore, not held.

Which job role asked a traffic warden to visit the County Hall car park on 15th February and how much is this person paid?

Operations Team Leader.  We hold the details of how much this person is paid individually, but we consider this to be personal data and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of information Act 2000 Section 40(2) – ‘Personal Data’. However, the salary ranges for all grades of council employees are in the public domain – published at https://inside.devon.gov.uk/task/salary-rates-and-scales/njc-payscale/ – and you can view the salary range for this post as grade F.

Which job role prevented that traffic warden from carrying out his legally protected job on 15th February at County Hall car park and how much this person is paid?

The Traffic Management Team Manager requested that the officer continued duties away from the County Hall Car Park due to a public protest.  We hold the details of how much this person is paid individually, but we consider this to be personal data and therefore exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of information Act 2000 Section 40(2) – ‘Personal Data’. However, the salary ranges for all grades of council employees are in the public domain – published at https://inside.devon.gov.uk/task/salary-rates-and-scales/njc-payscale/ – and you can view the salary range for this post as grade T.

How many parking tickets were issued in the County Hall Car Park on 15th February?

Two Penalty Charge Notices were issued.

How many tickets were sold from the machines in County Hall Car Park on 15th February?

The transactions (including “pay by phone” option) are as follows:
 01/02/201908/02/201915/02/2019
30 mins (Free)134324
1 hour31129
2 hours132632
4 hours102934
All Day42340
All Trans43132159
Paid Trans3089135

How many parking tickets were sold in the County Hall Car Park on the other two Fridays of February?

Please refer to the above table.

How many complaints were made against Devon County Council for corruption in 2018/2019?

One.

Are there other places that traffic wardens have been advised to stop issuing tickets at the command of someone where no restriction has been suspended?”

We have interpreted this question as meaning under similar circumstances to the above, and these dynamic instructions are not recorded, so this information is not held.