THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ACT 2004 PROHIBITION AND RESTRICTION OF STOPPING. WAITING. LOADING AND UNLOADING AND ON-STREET PARKING TAUNTON DEANE ORDER 2012 (AMENDMENT NO. 23) ORDER 2019Notice ID: BOU1026108
THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT ACT 2004 PROHIBITION AND RESTRICTION OF STOPPING. WAITING. LOADING AND UNLOADING AND ON-STREET PARKING TAUNTON DEANE ORDER 2012 (AMENDMENT NO. 23) ORDER 2019
Notice is hereby given that the Somerset County Council proposes to make the above Order under Sections 1,2,4,32, 35,45,46,49, 53, and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, (hereinafter referred to as 'the Act of 1984') as amended; and the Traffic Management Act 2004, (hereinafter referred to as 'the Act of 2004') as amended, and all other enabling powers. The effect will result in changes to the parking and waiting restrictions in the following locations: Taunton: Malvern Terrace, Priorswood Road A copy of the draft Traffic Regulation Order and the associated plans may be examined at 'B' Block Reception, County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY during normal office hours; or online at www.somerset gov.uk/TRO, search for Taunton Deane Amendment No. 23. If you are unable to access either please contact 0300 123 2224. Persons wishing to object to the proposed Order may do so by sending their representations in writing, quoting reference number KT08022019, to Somerset County Council, Traffic Management, County Hall, Taunton TA1 4DY or by email to email@example.com stating the reasons for their objections, and received no later than 21 days from the publication date of this notice. The names and addresses of anyone writing in may be made available for public inspection and will be included in a report that may be published on the Somerset County Council website, unless the individuals concerned state, in writing, their objection to their names and address being made so available or being included in the publication. Statement of Reasons
The introduction of various restrictions on the following roads, all within the Borough of Taunton Deane:
Priorswood Road - No waiting at any time Malvern Terrace - No waiting at any time Permit parking area, 08:00 to 18:00, Monday to Saturday Disabled drivers parking Reasons
It is proposed to introduce double yellow lines (no waiting at any time) at the junction of Malvern Terrace and Priorswood Road to deter vehicles parking at the junction to improve sightlines when entering and exiting Malvern Terrace. Following consultation with residents of Malvern Terrace it is proposed to introduce a permit parking area. The permit parking area will improve congestion, reduce traffic from vehicles looking for uncontrolled parking close to Taunton Station. The introduction of an area of disabled driver parking is proposed to assist local residents of Malvern Terrace who are registered disabled and hold the relevant disabled drivers badge (blue badge).
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984
The specific grounds which the County Council are using for the implementation of the proposed no waiting at any time restriction as above, are the following sections of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984:
¦ Section 1 (a) for avoiding danger to persons or other traffic using the road or any other such road or for preventing the likelihood of any such danger arising.
¦ Section 1 (c) for facilitating the passage on the road or any other road of any class of traffic (including pedestrians).
? Section 1 (f) for preserving or improving the amenities of the area through which the road runs.
In addition, thorough consideration was given to the factors set out in Section 122 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 in proposing this Traffic Order.
Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016
All the associated signing will be in accordance with traffic signs regulations and general directions 2016.
Equality Act 2010
Consideration was given to the equalities duty of the County Council under Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010.
Patrick Flaherty, Chief Executive Dated: 21st February 2019