Disabled parking spaces 2018 to 31/07/2020

The number of requests to Devon County Council for formal and advisory disabled parking spaces made in 2018/19, 2019/20 and to July 31, 2020.  

For each of those periods, how many disabled parking spaces were approved and installed? (show the figures for formal and advisory spaces separately). 

Requests for formal and advisory disabled bays
April 2018 – April 2019 186
April 2019 – April 2020 144
April 2020 – 31 July 2020   24

 

Advisory disabled bays approved
April 2018 – April 2019 120
April 2019 – April 2020 113
April 2020 – 31 July 2020   38

 

Mandatory disabled bays approved
April 2018 – April 2019   18
April 2019 – April 2020   28
April 2020 – 31 July 2020     7

 

Advisory disabled bays marked
April 2018 – April 2019 227
April 2019 – April 2020 166
April 2020 – 31 July 2020   42

 

Mandatory disabled bays marked
April 2018 – April 2019   55
April 2019 – April 2020 116
April 2020 – 31 July 2020     0

Does Devon County Council charge for a disabled parking space to be installed? 

No

What is the average cost per space to the authority? (show separately for formal and advisory spaces) 

Advisory – £100 for the bay

Mandatory – £200 for the bay & sign plus an average Transport Regulation Orders (TRO) cost of just over £1,100, which varies dependent on numbers per quarter, usually no more than one, and which newspapers require adverts, for example.

What was the Council’s budget in each of those periods for disabled parking spaces? 

April 2018/19 £100,000
April 2019/20 £100,000
April 2020/21 £100,000