Car Parking Bye-Laws 2011


Roscommon County Council


ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL

CAR PARK BYE-LAWS 2011


ARRANGEMENT OF BYE-LAWS


PART 1 Preliminary

  1. Short Title

  2. Commencement

  3. Area of Application

  4. Revocations

  5. Interpretation/Definitions


PART 2 Conditions applying to Car Parks

 

6.-23. Conditions applying parking of vehicles in Car Parks


PART 3 Evidence of Identity and Appointment as an Authorised Person

24. Identity and Appointment


PART 4 Offence

 

25. Offence


SCHEDULE List of Car Parks


The Cathaoirleach and Members of Roscommon County Council (hereafter referred to as “the Council”) in exercise of the powers vested in them by Section 101 of the Road Traffic Act 1961 (No. 24 of 1961) as amended by Section 6 and the Schedule to the Road Traffic Act 1968 (No. 25 of 1968) and Sections 4 and 49 of the Road Traffic Act 1994 (No. 7 of 1994) hereby make the following Bye-Laws .


PART 1 Preliminary

 

Short Title:

1. These bye-Laws may be cited as the County of Roscommon Car Park Bye-Laws 2011.

 

Commencement:

2. These Bye-Laws shall come into operation on the 10thOctober, 2011.

 

Area of Application:

3. These Bye-Laws apply to the car parks referred to in the Schedule.

 

Revocations:

4. Roscommon County Council Car Parking Bye-Laws 1986.

 

Interpretations/Definitions:

5. In these Bye-Laws:

agent of the Council

means any person employed by the Council or any other person authorised by the Council to carry out functions under these Bye-Laws;

 

buffer area

means an area between two parking bays;

 

car park

means a place, (not being part of a public road), for the parking of mechanically propelled vehicles;

 

casual trading

has the meaning assigned to it by Section 2 of the Act of 1995 (No. 19 of 1995);

 

Council

means Roscommon County Council;

 

disabled person’s parking permit

means a permit granted in accordance with Article 43 of the Regulations of 1997;

 

employee

means an employee of Roscommon County Council and employee has the meaning assigned to it by section 157 of the Act of 2001;

 

goods vehicle

means a vehicle used exclusively for the carrying of goods and taxed to commercial purpose;

 

loading bay

means that portion of a car park indicated by means of a traffic sign on which at certain times a vehicle other than a goods vehicle being used for loading or unloading shall not be parked;

 

mechanically propelled vehicle

has the meaning assigned to it by the Road Traffic Act 1961 (No. 24 of 1961);

 

parking bay

means a space in a car park intended for the parking of a mechanically propelled vehicle where parking signs RRM 011, RRM 012, RRM 013 or RRM 014 as specified in the Regulations of 1997; are provided;

 

the Regulations of 1997

means the Road Traffic (Traffic and Parking) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 182 of 1997) as amended;

 

the Signs Regulations of 1997

means the Road Traffic (Signs) Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 181 of 1997) as amended;

 

traffic signs

has the meaning assigned to it by Section 95 of the Act of 1961 as amended by the Act of 1968 and the Act of 1994;

 

vehicle

means a mechanically propelled vehicle;

 


PART 2 Conditions applying to parking of vehicles in Car Parks

  1. A person shall not use a car park for any purpose other than for the parking of a vehicle. Nothing herein shall affect the right of any person to use the car parks mentioned in the Schedule to these Bye-Laws for such purposes as may be authorised by lawful or statutory right.
  2. A vehicle shall not be parked in a car park for any period exceeding 24 hours.
  3. A caravan, motor caravan, motor home, camper van, caravanette or other vehicle providing living accommodation shall not be parked in a car park between the hours of 8p.m. and 8a.m.
  4. A vehicle which is parked in a car park shall, where parking bays are provided at that car park, be parked wholly within the area comprising a parking bay.
  5. A vehicle shall not be parked or left unattended in a parking bay which is a disabled persons parking bay, unless it is displaying a valid disabled persons parking permit.
  6. Vehicles other than buses shall not be parked or left unattended in areas designated for the parking of buses.
  7. A vehicle shall not be parked or left unattended in a loading bay.
  8. A person shall not park or cause to be parked in a car park a vehicle in such a position or in such condition or in such circumstances that it would be likely to cause danger to other persons using the car park, or to obstruct the entrance to or exit from the car park or to obstruct the free flow of traffic within the car park.
  9. A person shall not overhaul or carry out repairs to a vehicle while it is parked in a car park, save where the repairs are necessary in order to remove it from the car park.
  10. A vehicle, while parked in a car park, shall not be used for casual trading or as an office, nor shall any such vehicle be offered or displayed for sale or for hire or as a prize.
  11. A person shall not make any unnecessary noise by means of or in relation to a vehicle or by means of any equipment or instruments fitted to or carried on the vehicle or in anyway connected to the vehicle while it is parked in a car park.
  12. A person shall not throw, place or leave any litter or other substances in a car park.
  13. A person shall not at any time without consent in writing of the Council play any game in a car park
  14. A vehicle shall not be parked in car park along the edge of which traffic sign number RRM008 (double yellow lines) as specified in the Regulations of 1997; has been provided, or on a footway, grass margin or median strip.
  15. A vehicle shall not be parked in a buffer area except where the length of the vehicle prevents it from being parked wholly within the parking bay.
  16. A person shall not wilfully obstruct, disturb, interrupt or annoy a member of An Garda Siochána, an agent, or employee of the Council, in the execution of his or her duty, including the execution of any work including maintenance work in any part of the car park.
  17. Every person using a car park shall comply with any lawful direction given by a member of An Garda Siochána, an agent, or employee of the Council in relation to the parking of a vehicle in, or its removal from the car park or a request to leave the car park or in relation to any of these Bye-Laws.
  18. A person shall on request and in relation to the implementation of these Bye-Laws, give to a member of An Garda Siochána, an agent, or employee of the Council his or her name and address.

 

PART 3 Evidence of Identity and Appointment as an Authorised Person


  1. An agent, or employee of the Council shall produce, if requested to do so, evidence of his or her identity and employment by the Council and an authorised person shall produce if requested to do so evidence of his or her appointment, to any person alleged by him or her to be in breach of these Bye-Laws or who has been requested to leave a parking bay or a car park under these Bye-Laws.


PART 4. Offence.


  1. A person who contravenes any part of these Bye-Laws shall be guilty of an offence.




Made and Adopted by Roscommon County Councilon this 26thday of September, 2011.

 

Present when the seal of Roscommon County Council was affixed hereto;


Majella Hunt

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Director of Services


Michael Nolan

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Senior Executive Officer

 

 

Car Parking Bye-Laws 2011 Files


  1. 21. Boyle Area - Doon Shore
    Download the file 'Boyle Area - Doon Shore' (.pdf, 182 KB)
  2. 22. Boyle Area - Drum Bridge
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  3. 23. Boyle Area - Drumharlow
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  4. 24. Boyle Area - Killeelan
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  5. 25. Boyle Area - Lough Meelagh
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  6. 26. Boyle Area - Srabragan
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  7. 27. Boyle Area - Tintagh
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  8. 28. Castlerea Area - Ballinlough
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  9. 29. Castlerea Area - Ballintober
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  10. 30. Castlerea Area - Castlerea
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