Annual Parking Review 2022 - Rural

As part of our Annual Parking Review, we're proposing the below changes to parking restrictions in rural areas across the district. 

You can share your views on the proposals by completing our survey before midday on Monday 7 February. Any objections will be reported to councillors at the Joint Transportation Board on 1 March.

View the deposit document.

Location Proposal
General Sturry  Increase on-street permit prices by 3%, because permit prices have not increased since 2019.
High Street, Bridge  Shorten the yellow lines alongside the allotments to enable parking alongside the pavement
Dering Road, Bridge Double yellow lines at the junction with Aunt Betsys Hill because cars should not be parked on the
junction
High Street, Bridge 

Reinstate previously removed double yellow lines east of the Brewery Lane junction to improve visibility

Meadow Close & Bridge Hill
Bridge
Double yellow lines at the junction to keep the junction clear
Updown Way & Candlers Way
Chartham
Double yellow lines on the junctions to reduce obstructions
Rough Common Road, Lovell
Road and Ross Gardens,
Rough Common
Double yellow lines at the junction to keep the junction clear
Sweechgate, Broad Oak Extend double yellow lines near Orchard View to reduce congestion
Blackthorn Road
Hersden
Double yellow lines along one side and at junctions to reduce congestion

Island Road, Sturry 

Pavement parking ban between Sleigh Road and Homewood Road to avoid obstruction of the pavement
Park View & Paffard Close
Sturry
Extend school keep clear marking either side of Paffard Close to avoid obstruction due to parked cars
Park View, Sturry  Shorten double yellow lines at the junction with Woodside Road to allow more parking space

Popes Lane, Sturry

Extend double yellow lines near the junction with Herne Bay Road to reduce congestion

Fordwich Road area

Double yellow lines in Fordwich Road and footway and verge parking bans in Fordwich Road, Marlow
Meadows and Brooklands Close to reduce congestion and prevent obstruction of the pavements

High Street, Fordwich

Double yellow lines along one side to reduce congestion

Highfield Close 

Fill in the gap in the yellow lines outside Nos 21-24 to ease traffic movement