Vehicles and Parking - Council Tenants Responsibilities

  • You must make sure that emergency vehicles and rubbish collection vehicles have clear access at all times.
  • You must have a dropped kerb or footpath crossing to bring a vehicle onto your premises. It is illegal to cross the footpath with a vehicle without a properly constructed crossing.
  • You must also have a properly constructed hardstanding on the premises.
  • You can get an application form for permission for a crossing and a hardstanding from your neighbourhood manager.
  • You should not park a caravan, boat, motorhome or trailer on the premises without our permission, in writing.
  • All untaxed vehicles parked on the premises must display a Statutory Off Road Notice (SORN).
  • You must not keep any illegal or unroadworthy vehicles anywhere on the premises or on any land owned by us.
  • You must not store or repair a motorcycle inside the property.
  • You must not park, ride, drive or tow any motor vehicle (including caravans, trailers and boats) on public walkways, grassed areas, verges, public open spaces or any land owned by us.
  • You must not leave any vehicle part or parts on the premises or on any land belonging to us.
  • You must not allow oil, petrol or other vehicle fluid to spill onto the road, footpath or shared car-parking areas.
  • You must not regularly carry out vehicle repairs on the premises or land owned by us, whether for payment or not.