Electric vehicle park and charge consultation

Sealed Order

Statement 

The Cherwell District Council (off street parking places) (Electric Plug-In Vehicle Park and Charge Spaces) (Amendment) Order 2021

As part of the Council’s contribution to climate change initiatives, there is a requirement to move away from internal combustion engine vehicles and to support and encourage the use of electric vehicles. 

Following a full review of our car parking facilities and adoption of a new strategy, it is essential that facilities are provided within Council owned car parks for electric plug-in vehicle charging.

Notice of making

Notice is hereby given that Cherwell District Council, following consultation with the Police and with the consent of the Oxfordshire County Council, made the above mentioned Order under the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (“the Act”) and all other enabling powers. 

The effect of the Order, which is to come into force on 16 September 2021, is to vary the Cherwell District Council (Off Street Parking Places) (Banbury, Bicester and Kidlington) (No. 2) Order 2011, in order to allow for the introduction of parking bays for the use of charging electric plug-in vehicles at such of the Council’s off-street parking places as it may determine from time to time.

Documents giving more detailed particulars of the Order are available for inspection at the Council’s main office at Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, Oxon, OX15 4AA between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm Mondays to Fridays. 

If any person wishes to question the validity of the Order or any of its provisions on the grounds that it or they are not within the powers conferred by the Act, or that any requirement of the Act or of any instrument made under the Act has not been complied with, that person may, within six weeks from the date on which the Order is made, apply for the purpose to the High Court.

Dated: 9 September 2021     

Yvonne Rees
Chief Executive


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