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Parking, roads and transport

We are responsible for parking services - from managing car parks to introducing parking controls such as resident parking schemes to address local parking issues. 

We also help keep the streets clear by tackling illegally parked or abandoned vehicles. We are responsible for making sure streets are clearly and logically named and numbered.

Our aim is to make it as easy and safe as possible for residents, businesses and visitors to travel around the District and to find somewhere to park. 

Services to maintain our roads and pavements are carried out by Hertfordshire County Council, including potholes, faulty streetlights and traffic signs, weed control, and over-grown trees. But we’ll point you in the right direction to make it easy for you to report issues and have these sorted out. 

Parking Services Covid-19 Update

Parking Services Covid-19 Update

Our roads across the St Albans City and District are becoming busier as schools and businesses start to reopen, this means that road safety and traffic movements will become more and more important for our residents and emergency services in addition to keeping us all moving. Therefore, our parking enforcement will need to adjust to help this process.

We have already been enforcing some restrictions in the normal way to assist essential workers and other key members of our community. However, from the following dates other key enforcement areas will need to be reimplemented.

From June 8th 2020

On street (Highway)  
pay and display bays and limited waiting freebays in non-residential areas. 

Enforce contraventions in HCC Social Distancing locations as implemented by the Highways authority.

Off street (Car Parks)
Enforcement for failing to display/purchase a valid ticket or making appropriate payment. (some free parking will remain available for key workers such as the Police and Shop Workers)

Free parking for some NHS and care workers will continue in line with government rules. 

From July 1st 2020

On street (Highway)  
Enforcement of all Residential Zones across the District.

Off Street (Car Parks) 
Enforcement of all car parks in the normal manner as described on the relevant tariff boards. 

Removal of free parking for supermarket workers and police in civic.

Free parking for some NHS and care workers will continue in line with government rules. 

For more help or assistance please email parkingpermits@stalbans.gov.uk or call 01727 751 824 and chose the appropriate option for your enquiry.      

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