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Parking on pedestrian footpaths

Reported in the Obstruction (Not Vegetation) category anonymously at 22:15, Monday 5 August 2019

Sent to Northamptonshire County Council 5 minutes later. ref: 1717681.

Residents are parking on footpath and highway blocking both pedestrian and road transport. Continuing issue and starts within 4 metres of roundabout west bound on Billing Road East / Bougainville Drive up to Roundabout Wisteria Way .

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 22:20, Monday 5 August 2019

  • Thank you for reporting a fault on the highway. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 07:07, Tuesday 6 August 2019

  • Unfortunately Northamptonshire Highways do not have the powers to take any direct action against vehicles parking on the public highway. However, if you feel that road safety may be compromised by the parking of vehicles in this neighbourhood, we normally would suggest that initially you may wish to inform the owners of the offending vehicles, if known, and explain the concern that their parking is causing. If this suggestion is not practicable or proves ineffective and this parking issue continues at this location, then the best way forward would then be for you to continue to contact Northamptonshire Police. Parking a vehicle inappropriately where it is deemed not possible for drivers to safely manoeuvre, pedestrians to pass unhindered along the footway or that access to public or private property is impeded, is against the law and should be reported to Northamptonshire Police’s Safer Community Team on 101 or via the Northamptonshire Police website.

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Northamptonshire County Council at 08:55, Thursday 12 September 2019

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