The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Ballymena) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

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Consultation opened on 29 September 2020. Closing date 23 October 2020.

Summary

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Ballymena) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020.

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Consultation description

The Order will—

  • authorise the use as parking places of lengths of Ballymoney Street, Broadway Avenue, Bryan Street, Church Street, Lower Mill Street, Mill Street, Thomas Street, Wellington Street, and William Street, Ballymena to replace several existing parking places.  Between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on Monday to Saturday inclusive, parking will be limited to 30 minutes with return to a parking place prohibited until 2 hours has expired.
  • authorise the use as parking places of lengths of Thomas Street, Ballymena.  Between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. on Monday to Saturday inclusive, parking will be limited to 1 hour with return to a parking place prohibited until 2 hours has expired.
  • authorise the use as parking places of lengths of Larne Street, Ballymena.  Between 8.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. on Monday to Saturday inclusive, parking will be limited to 1 hour with return to a parking place prohibited until 2 hours has expired.
  • authorise the use as a parking place of lengths of Fenaghy Road Service Road, Ballymena. Between 7.00 a.m. and 9.00 a.m. and between 3.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. on Monday to Friday inclusive, parking will be limited to 1 hour with return to the parking place prohibited until 1 hour has expired.
  • introduce no waiting ‘at any time’ restrictions (loading and unloading permitted) on lengths of Ballymoney Street, Broadway Avenue, Church Street, Dunfane Park, Fairhill Lane, Frys Road, Larne Street, Lower Mill Street, Mill Street, Thomas Street and Wellington Street, Ballymena.
  • introduce no waiting ‘at any time’ restrictions (loading and unloading not permitted) on lengths of Alexander Street, Bryan Street, Church Street, Dans Road, Hugomount Drive, Thomas Street, Wellington Street and William Street, Ballymena.
  • revoke and replace loading bays / parking places on lengths of Ballymoney Street, Broadway Avenue, Bryan Street, Church Street, Larne Street, Lower Mill Street, Mill Street, Thomas Street, Wellington Street and William Street, Ballymena.
  • revoke and replace parking places for disabled persons’ vehicles on lengths of Ballymoney Street, Broadway Avenue, Bryan Street, Church Street, Lower Mill Street, Mill Street, Thomas Street, Wellington Street and William Street, Ballymena.
  • amend the description for a taxi rank on a length of Lower Mill Street, Ballymena.

The Order will also revoke and re-enact certain other existing parking places and waiting restrictions, in Ballymena. Vehicles are excepted from the prohibitions in certain circumstances.

Inspecting the proposals

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with a map showing the roads involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period below at the Department's address as follows:

DfI Roads and Rivers Northern Division
County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
BT42 1QG

Making an objection

Any person may, before 23 October 2020, object or make other representations to the proposal by writing to the Department at the address above or by emailing transportni.northern@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk stating the grounds for objection.

During the current Covid-19 emergency access to this building is limited and inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the e-mail address above or by telephone during office hours (Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.

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