Agenda

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Contact: Cameron MacLean  Tel: 07526 985 978; E-Mail:  cameron.maclean@oxfordshire.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Declaration of Interest

2.

Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet Member’s delegated powers.

 

The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.

 

Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time

 

3.

Petitions and Public Address

4.

Woodstock Town Centre - Proposed Pay & Display Parking Places, Residents Permit Parking & Waiting Restrictions pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the advertised proposals for the introduction of paid parking bays; permit parking areas; limited waiting bays; and “No Waiting at Anytime” amendments in Woodstock, subject to the following changes:

1.     The proposed free parking period within the 3 hour paid parking bays is extended from 30-minutes to 1 hour.

2.     The proposed max stay duration in the ultra-short stay bays is extended from 20-minutes to 30-minutes.

3.     The proposed 2 hour limited waiting bay on New Road is amended to a 3-hour limited waiting bay.

4.     A further assessment by officers is undertaken to consider the introduction of permits for visitors to Guest Houses, Hotels and Holiday Lets within the scheme. This will require further public consultation.

5.     A further assessment by officers is undertaken to consider the best use of the existing 2-hour bays on Park Lane. This will require further public consultation.

6.     To amend the schedule of permit eligibility to include 1-11 Oxford Street.

Additional documents:

5.

Oxford: Elms Drive - Proposed Amendment to Controlled Parking Zone Restrictions pdf icon PDF 156 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed amendment to the hours of operation in the Marston North Area Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in respect of Elms Drive, which will allow parking only for permit holders only between 9am & 5pm Monday to Fridays (thereby replacing the current restriction allowing for permit holder parking only at all times / days of week).

 

5a

Oxford: Elms Drive - Proposed Amendment to Controlled Parking Zone Restrictions (Amended Report) pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed amendment to the hours of operation in the Marston North Area Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in respect of Elms Drive, which will allow parking only for permit holders only between 9am & 5pm Monday to Fridays (thereby replacing the current restriction allowing for permit holder parking only at all times / days of week).

 

6.

Oxford: First Turn and Godstow Road, Wolvercote - Proposed Amendment to Waiting Restrictions and Zebra Crossing Clearway pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised:

a)    A Zebra crossing at First Turn south of its junction with Mere Road

b)    The no waiting at any time restrictions on First Turn and Mere Road north of the proposed zebra crossing

c)     The no waiting at any time restrictions on First Turn south of the proposed zebra crossing, but with their implementation to be deferred to allow an assessment of the operation of the crossing following construction, with these being omitted if found not to be required, in order to reduce the impact of the proposals on the adjacent parish church premises.

d)    A new pedestrian refuge at Godstow Road approximately 50 metres south west of is junction with the A40 Wolvercote roundabout, and an improved pedestrian refuge north east of its junction with Wolvercote Green.

 

7.

Oxford: Various Locations - Proposed New and Deleted Disabled Persons Parking Places pdf icon PDF 403 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for the Environment is RECOMMENDED to approve:

(a)  The proposed removal of Disabled Persons Parking Places (DPPP) at: Oxford – Bracegirdle Road, Elmthorpe Road, Sandy Lane, Slade Close, Winchester Road, and Wood Farm Road.

(b)  The proposed provision of DPPP at: Barns Hay, Barns Road, Beaumont Buildings Bonar Road, Boults Close, Boundary Brook Road, Brampton Road, Charles Street, Comfrey Road, Dashwood Road, Farmer Place, Field Avenue, Heather Place, Kestrel Crescent (2 bays), Knights Road, Napier Road, Northfield Close, Peel Place, Pegasus Road and Warren Crescent.

(c)   The proposed relocation of DPPP at: Alma Place, Bayswater Road and Observatory Street.

(d)  The proposed relocation of DPPP at: Spindleberry Close following a local consultation to extend the bay subject to the result.

(e)  The proposed reduction in the hours of Operation from at all times to Monday -Friday 8am – 6.30pm within the DPPP in Junction Road.

(f)    But to defer approval of the proposals at the following locations pending further investigations: Oxford – Birchfield Close, Giles Road, Malford Road,  Southfield Road,

 

8.

Oxford: Gosford & Yarnton A44 - Proposed 40mph Speed Limit and Bus Lane pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for the Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed 40mph speed limit on the A44 Woodstock Road and the introduction of a bus lane.

 

 

9.

Oxford: Various Locations - Proposed Exclusion & Amendments to Eligibility for Parking Permits pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for the Environment is RECOMMENDED to approve the following proposals in respect of eligibility for parking permits:

a)    Divinity Road - exclude Nos. 2A, 2B & 2C Bartlemas Road from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits;

b)    East Oxford - exclude No. 163 Cowley Road, and Flats 1-4 at 55 Rectory Road from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits;

c)     Girdlestone Road - exclude No. 2 Everard Close from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits;

d)    Lye Valley - exclude No. 3 Bulan Road and No. 4 Cinnaminta Road from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits; and

e)    North Summertown – exclude:

i)          Nos. 26 & 26A Davenant Road from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits

ii)         No. 43A Davenant Road from eligibility to apply for residents permits only, and

iii)       No. 327 Woodstock Road from eligibility to apply for residents & visitor permits.

 

10.

Thame: Wellington Street - Proposed Zebra Crossing pdf icon PDF 663 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed zebra crossing at Wellington Street, Thame.

 

11.

Charlbury: B4437 Forest Road - Proposed Extension of 30mph Speed Limit pdf icon PDF 717 KB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed extension of the 30mph speed limit on the B4437 Forest Road.

 

12.

Woodcote: Reading Road Proposed Extension of 30mph Speed Limit & Bus Stop Clearways pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve as advertised the proposed extension of the 30mph speed limit and bus stop clearways on Reading Road as advertised.

 

13.

Wantage: A417 at Eastern Access to Crab Hill Development - Bus Lane Access pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report by Corporate Director, Environment and Place

 

The Cabinet Member for the Highway Management is RECOMMENDED to approve the proposed ‘Bus Gate’ restriction on Elder Way (eastern access to Crab Hill) between the junctions with the A417 Reading Road & Appletons and associated turning prohibitions for vehicles travelling on the A417 Reading Road to prevent them from entering Elder Way, and then on Elder Way to prevent them accessing the A417.