Nuisance Parking

Some garages and businesses repair, or offer for sale, vehicles on the road. This can be a nuisance to local residents, look unsightly, can lead to damage of the local environment and take up valuable car parking spaces.

This is a criminal offence and can result in a fine

Businesses parking cars for sale on a road

A business commits an offence if they offer for sale two or more vehicles on a road (or roads) within 500 metres of each other.

Businesses repairing vehicles on the road

A business commits an offence if they carry out works on a vehicle on a road, unless the works were carried out within 72 hours (or longer, if authorised) of a breakdown or emergency.


You can report nuisance parking using our online form