Decision details

Introduction of Anti-Idling Measures (Including Enforcement)

Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Resolved:  That agreement be given by the Executive Member for Transport and Planning and Executive Member for Environment, to:

a)    approve the proposed approach and timetable for introduction of anti-idling awareness raising and enforcement measures as set out in this report;

b)   authorise the exercise of the powers in Regulations 6(3) and 12 of the Road Traffic (Vehicle Emissions) (Fixed Penalty) England) Regulations 2002 to enforce against stationary idling vehicles on the public highway within the boundary of City of York Council; 

c)   delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Economy and Place to authorise Officers of the Council as appropriate to make use of these powers and to issue fixed penalty notices and take legal proceedings for stationary vehicle  idling offences;

d)   approve the setting of the allowed period for paying a fixed penalty notice (FPN) (issued for a stationary idling offence) to 28 days beginning with the date of issue of the notice.  If the charge is not paid within 28 days it will increase to £40.

Reason:     To improve air quality and public health and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and vehicle noise by reducing stationary vehicle idling.



Publication date: 07/02/2019

Date of decision: 07/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2019 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Transport

Effective from: 12/02/2019

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