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Parking account 2016 to 2017

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 pleases consult Lancashire County Councils parking account.

Section 55 parking account 2016 to 2017

Income (£)
Off Street Parking Fines (PCN's)(65,191)
Total Income(65,191)
Enforcement and Processing45,920
Support Services29,619
Total Expenditure75,539
(Surplus) / Deficit10,348


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 places please consult Lancashire County Council parking account.

Parking account 2016 to 2017

Off-Street Parking Permits(39,559)
Off-Street Parking Fees(579,375)
Off Street Parking Fines (PCN's)(65,191)
Total Income(684,125)
Supplies and Services35,953
Third Party Payments58,969
Support Services88,857
Total Expenditure384,374
(Surplus) / Deficit(299,751)


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, highways, road and environmental improvements including works to open spaces and the provision of outdoor recreational facilities.

The following expenditure was incurred in 2016/17

Environmental Improvements58,127
Highways and Roads19,293
Open Land and Water50,763
Outdoor Recreational Facilities233,917
Public Passenger Transport132,039


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