Issue details

Virtual Permits

Highways, Traffic and Parking Control Services are proposing to move to a virtual permit system to improve the customer journey and make savings on

administration costs.


Cabinet will be asked to agree the proposals for this.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/11/2020

Decision due: 15 Sep 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Environment

Lead director: Director Neighbourhoods

Department: Neighbourhoods


Changing to a virtual permit system will involve consultation with all major internal stakeholders including Members. A public consultation would also be required to obtain an informed view from residents, businesses and visitors on using a virtual permits instead of the current paper based system. Other consultees would include neighbouring boroughs and governing bodies such as the Environmental and Traffic Adjudicators who have extensive experience with virtual permit systems.


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