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Parking account 2015 to 2016

A section 55 Parking Account must be produced each year end and must include

  • income from on-street parking charges and on-street parking fines and off street fines
  • expenditure on the provision and maintenance of designated parking places and enforcement

These finances are governed by Section 55 (as amended) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

For details of on-street parking please consult Lancashire County Council's parking account.


Section 55 Parking Account 2015 to 2016

Off Street Parking Fines (PCN's)(78,022)
Total Income(78,022)
Enforcement and Processing46,989
Support Services29,430
Total Expenditure76,419
(Surplus) / Deficit(1,603)



The following expenditure relating to Chorley Council car parks was incurred in 2015/16

High St41,943
Yarrow Valley5,545


Additional Information

For more information and details you can view the number of parking spaces on each car park

Chorley also operate a small number of free off street car parks Parker Street and Duke Street have a small number of unmarked spaces. Fleet St has a small number of 30 minute free spaces Hallgate has 133 free spaces

The Local Government Transparency Code requires that all local councils must publish their parking account information showing revenue collected from on-street parking, off-street parking and penalty charge notices and associated expenditure.

For details of on-street parking please consult Lancashire County Council's parking account.

Parking account 2015 to 2016

Off-Street Parking Permits(36,404
Off-Street Parking Fees(586,125)
Off Street Parking Fines (PCN's)(78,022)
Total Income(700,550)
Supplies and Services30,027
Third Party Payments55,216
Central and Administrative88,290
Works to Car Parks49,243
Total Expenditure412,027
(Surplus) / Deficit(288,524)


Section 55 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act (1984) allows for a number of areas which car parking income can fund. This includes, but is not limited to, public passenger transport services, highway, road and environmental improvements including works to open spaces and the provision of outdoor recreational facilities.

The following expenditure was incurred in 2015/16

Outdoor Recreational Facilities238,189
Open Land & Water2,963
Highways & Roads49,727
Reduction in Pollution11,402
Public Passenger Transport5,588


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