Parking Places - Disabled Persons' Vehicles - Amendment No. 2 2024

Consultation opened on 06 March 2024. Closing date 03 April 2024.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Parking Places (Disabled Persons’ Vehicles) (Amendment No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2024.


Consultation description

The Order will create parking places with unlimited waiting at:

  • Belfast: Cliftonville Road in a lay-by in front of No. 100 (Apartment No. 2) and Cliftonville Road in a lay-by in front of No. 178 (Re-Advertisement), Duncairn Gardens in front of No. 236, Heath Lodge Avenue in front of No. 18 and Mount Vernon Park in front of No. 63;
  • Carrickfergus: The Hollies opposite No. 22;
  • Irvinestown: Hudson Heights in a parking area in front of No. 30;
  • Londonderry: Coshowen in a parking area opposite No. 29 and to the side of No. 29 (2 bays), Elaghmore Park in a parking area in front of No. 53 (Re-Advertisement) and Marlborough Road in front of No. 2 and No. 23 (2 bays);
  • Sion Mills: New Street in front of No. 40;
  • Strabane: Meenashesk Place in a parking area in front of No. 12 and Newtownkennedy Street in front of No. 19.

The Order will also create a parking place with limited waiting Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 6.00 pm with waiting limited to 2 hours with no return to a parking place for 1 hour at Belfast: Oldpark Road in a lay-by in front of No. 462 (Dentists Surgery).

All parking places are for the use of disabled persons’ vehicles only.

The Order will remove parking places with unlimited waiting at:

Inspecting the proposals

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with maps showing the roads involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period below at:-

Network Development
DfI Roads Eastern Division
Annexe 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
Network Development
DfI Roads Northern Division
County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
BT42 1QG
Network Development
DfI Roads Southern Division
Rathkeltair House
Market Street
BT30 6AJ
Network Development
DfI Roads Western Division
County Hall
Drumragh Avenue
BT74 7AF
Network Development
DfI Roads Western Division
1 Crescent Road
BT47 2NQ

Inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the relevant office e-mail address above or by telephone during office hours (Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.

Making an objection

Any person may object or make other representations, specifying the grounds on which they are made, by writing or emailing the Department at the DfI Roads addresses above before 3 April 2024.

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