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Changes to parking fine enforcement in Highland

26th September 2016

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The Highland Council will be taking over responsibility for enforcing parking restrictions across the whole of the Highlands from Monday 3 October 2016.

Money raised through Penalty Charge Notices will be spent on maintaining this new service.

Any surplus income is controlled under statute and must be re-invested in traffic related projects.

Police Scotland will still be responsible for enforcement of reportable offences such as dangerous parking or obstruction.

For further information visit www.highland.gov.uk/parking

Decriminalised Parking Enforcement will allow responsibility for enforcing parking and waiting and loading regulations to be transferred from Police Scotland to The Highland Council. The Council will also receive powers to uplift vehicles.

 

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