Parking fines

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Dear South Staffordshire District Council,

I would be grateful if you could supply me with answers to the
following questions.

1 How many parking tickets were issued on each street the area you
cover
on the periods

01/01/08 to 31/12/08
01/01/09 to 31/12/09
01/01/10 to 31/12/10
01/01/11 to 31/12/11
01/01/12 to 12/09/12

2 How many cars were towed away for parking offences on these
street
for the same periods.

3 The revenue generated by the council in relation to
these fines.

4 How many of these were appealed.

5 How many of the tickets were issued by private contracted
companies.

6 If possible the photos associated with these fines, with the aim
of identifying the areas the penalties occur, not the offenders
(i.e.the vehicles blacked out).

If not all data is available or not all information can be
disclosed, please answer as many points as completely as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Joe Lobo

External Email for Freedom Of Information, South Staffordshire District Council

1 Atodiad

Dear Joe

In response to your FOI request:

1 How many parking tickets were issued on each street the area you cover on the periods:

Figures include void and test tickets
01/01/08 to 31/12/08 – N/A, enforcement commenced March 2009
01/01/09 to 31/12/09 – see attachment
01/01/10 to 31/12/10 – see attachment
01/01/11 to 31/12/11 – see attachment
01/01/12 to 12/09/12 – see attachment

2 How many cars were towed away for parking offences on these streets for the same periods. - 0

3 The revenue generated by the council in relation to these fines.
- There is no revenue as the operation generates a net loss to the Council typically of £5k per year.

4 How many of these were appealed.
01/01/08 to 31/12/08 - 0
01/01/09 to 31/12/09 – 224
01/01/10 to 31/12/10 – 236
01/01/11 to 31/12/11 – 546
01/01/12 to 12/09/12 – 357


5 How many of the tickets were issued by private contracted companies.
– All tickets are issued by a contractor appointed by the Council.

6 If possible the photos associated with these fines, with the aim of identifying the areas the penalties occur, not the offenders
(i.e. the vehicles blacked out).
- Info not available

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Tel: 01902 696238

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