It is recognised that for many disabled people an adapted vehicle is
the only fully accessible form of transport and a way of maintaining
their independence. The Local Authority receives numerous
requests to install disabled parking spaces in the vicinity of people’s
The intent of this policy document is to provide a standard and
consistent approach to the assessment of these requests.
This policy seeks to provide a balance between the provision of
disabled parking bays in residential areas, consultation with
neighbouring properties/businesses, and the level of information
required by the local authority to enable it to make a decision.