If you are a Council tenant and have a parking problem or dispute, please see below some of the common parking related questions we get asked.
We do not allocate spaces to individuals.
You must not park any of the below on the garden, driveway, paved or grassed area around your home or on any communal parking areas without the council's agreement in writing:
Yes, subject to your rent account being clear from arrears.
You will need to write to your Housing Services Officer and to request permission, showing the location and layout of the driveway/hard-standing area.
The driveway/hard-standing area should be installed at the tenant's expense.
We will then send you a schedule of conditions and a completion card.
My neighbour is a previous council tenant who has purchased their house, under the Right to Buy Scheme, and he tells me off for parking outside his house!
A property previously owned by us, is not normally sold with a designated parking place.
They are given the right to park one vehicle in any available space.
In exceptional circumstances, we can allocate a parking space to a registered disabled driver.
You would need to apply in writing to your Housing Services Officer, making a request.
Parking spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
It is not permitted to obstruct any of these for sole purposes.
You will need to contact the County Highways Department to request this.
You would need to contact the County Highways Department.
You must write to housing services with your concerns:
South Cambridgeshire District Council
South Cambridgeshire Hall
Cambourne Business Park
Cambridge CB23 6EA
The Housing Services team will reply within 14 days of receipt of your letter.
They will investigate your complaint and inform you of the outcome.
If you experience further problems it is important to contact us immediately on 03450 450 051.
A parking dispute covers any debates/disagreements regarding parking of vehicles on Council land, such as:
You and your visitors must not park a vehicle anywhere on your property except on a 'hard-standing' (a driveway or paved area intended for parking)
you and your visitors must not park any vehicle on any grassed area around your home or on any communal grass area
you and your visitors must not park any of the below vehicles on the garden, driveway, paved or grassed area around your home or on any communal parking areas without the Council's agreement in writing:
plant or vans over 25 cwt
caravan or motor home
you and your visitors must not park anywhere that would obstruct emergency services
you must not do car repairs or park an illegal, un-roadworthy or un-taxed vehicle on the land around your home or on the road
you must not make a hard-standing or create a vehicular access without the Council's written permission
You may also be required to obtain Planning Permission
you must not abandon any vehicle on Council property
You must write to Housing Services (address above) with your concerns.
Important information to include:
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