Agenda and decisions

Delegated Decisions by Cabinet Member for Highway Management - Thursday, 26 January 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: Committees - Democratic Services  E-Mail:  committeesdemocraticservices@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Link: video link https://oxon.cc/DDCMHM26012023

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.

Minutes of Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 348 KB

To receive the minutes of the meetings held on 17 November and 8 December 2022.

Additional documents:

5.

Banbury - Town Centre - West - proposed residents parking scheme pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/164

Contact: James Whiting, Principal Officer – Parking.

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 5).

 

To seek approval of proposed parking measures.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management APPROVED the proposals as advertised for parking measures at  Beargarden Road, Crouch Street, Monument Street,  New Road, West Bar Street and Westbeech Court.

6.

Oxford: Donnington area - proposed Controlled Parking Zone pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/212

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Officer, Parking,

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM  6).

 

To consider proposals for a Controlled Parking Zone.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to:

 

1)    Approve the proposals as advertised for a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in the Donnington area.

 

2)    Include Ferry House, Meadow Lane within the list of eligible properties able to apply for resident & visitor permits.

 

3)    Include residential moorings on the Oxford Canal in the vicinity of the new zone, being included for eligibility for resident and visitor permits.

 

7.

Oxford: Lower Wolvercote area - proposed Controlled Parking Zone pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/210

Contact: Jim Whiting , Principal Officer, Parking, 07584 581187

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 7).

 

To consider a proposal for a Controlled Parking Zone.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management agreed to DEFER a decision on the proposal as advertised for a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in the Lower Wolvercote area so officers could explore an impact that this CPZ would have on parking in the area.

8.

Oxford: Upper Wolvercote area - proposed Controlled Parking Zone pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/211

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Officer, Parking

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 8).

 

To consider proposals for a Controlled Parking Zone.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to:

 

1)    Approve the proposals as advertised for a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) in the Upper Wolvercote area.

 

2)    Include properties located on Osborne Close and Church Lane within the list of eligible properties able to apply for resident & visitor permits.

 

9.

Thame: Central area proposed parking measures pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/143

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Officer – Parking

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 9).

 

To seek approval of proposed parking measures.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to:

 

1)    Approve the proposals as advertised proposals for changes to no waiting restrictions, taxi bays, street trader bays and trader permits.

 

2)    Approve amendment of the proposals for permit holder bays as follows:

a.    Park Street, Nelson Street and North Street (except outside the Library) – are introduced as permit holder only bays.

b.    Current plans for permit holder bays or Pay and Display and permit holders are amended for High Street (plan 1), Upper High Street (including. outside the war memorial) – to be introduced as dual purpose bays – retaining the current 2-hour limit (non-permit holders) and including exemptions for permit holders.

 

3)    Approve to put ON HOLD proposals for the introduction of Paid parking bays in central Thame to allow further work on linking plans with emerging transport and movement strategies. To be undertaken in discussion with the Town Council and be completed within a 6-month period.

 

4)    Approve inclusion of properties No.80, 81, 81a and 83 in permit eligibility for the Thame central area.

10.

Wallingford - various locations - proposed parking permit areas and waiting restrictions pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/215

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Officer, Parking

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 10).

 

To consider proposed parking permit areas and waiting restrictions.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for the Highway Management AGREED to approve the following measures as advertised:

 

1)    The proposed ‘Resident Permit & Shared-Use Parking’ on Castle Street & Reading Road,

2)    The proposed ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (Double Yellow Lines) on Castle Street, Croft Road, and St Johns Road,

3)    The removal of existing ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (Double Yellow Lines) on St Johns Road,

4)    The removal of existing ‘No Waiting Mon-Sat 8am-6pm’ (Single Yellow Lines) on Croft Road, and St Johns Road, and

5)    Include Walters Barn, Bear Lane and Morven, Reading Road within the list of eligible properties able to apply for resident & visitor permits

11.

Wantage - various locations - proposed parking permit areas and waiting restrictions and taxi rank pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/214

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Officer, Parking

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 11).

 

To consider proposed parking permit areas and waiting restrictions.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for the Highway Management AGREED to remove the proposed Taxi Bay in Newbury Street and to APPROVE the remaining measures as advertised:

 

1)    the proposed ‘Resident Permit Parking Areas’ in Grove Street & Stirlings Road,

2)    the proposed ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ (Double Yellow Lines) on Grove Street, Church Street, Maryfield, Mill Street, Portway, Stirlings Road, and Post Office Lane,

3)    the proposed ‘Limited Waiting’ parking on Church Street, Mill Street, and Wallingford Street, and

4)    the proposed ‘Disabled Persons Parking Bay’ on Wallingford Street.

12.

Woodstock: town centre - proposed arrangements for the issue of hotel and guest house visitor parking permits pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/194

Contact: Jim Whiting, Principal Engineer Parking,

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 12).

 

To consider proposed arrangements for the issue of hotel and guest house visitor parking permits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management is AGREED to:

 

1)    Approve the officer recommendations for a new guesthouse/hotel visitor permit scheme to be incorporated into the proposed parking scheme for Woodstock approved at CMD on 26th May 2022.

 

2)    Approve the officer recommendations to introduce paid parking bays in adjacent to No’s 7-11 and No.12 Park Lane, Woodstock.

 

13.

Chadlington - A361 and Chipping Norton Road pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/166

Contact: Mike Wasley, Principal Engineer, Traffic and Road Safety Team

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 13).

 

To consider proposed waiting restrictions.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve:

 

1)    Continued working with West Oxfordshire District Council, Thames Valley Police and Owner of Diddly Squat Farm to find a resolution to the challenges faced.  Either through a reduction in visitors by car or suitable off-carriage way provision for parking.

 

2)    Approval of the as advertised ‘No Waiting at Any Time’ restrictions at the A361 and Chipping Norton Road at Chadlington to be implemented at an appropriate time with the decision to implement delegated to the Director for Highway Operations in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highway Management.  

 

14.

Oxford: St Michael's Street - proposed permanent closure to all vehicles of eastern end of road pdf icon PDF 904 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/195

Contact: Anthony Kirkwood, Principal Engineer Traffic and Road Safety Team

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 14).

 

To consider making permanent the provisions of a current Experimental Traffic Regulation Order.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the making of the order to prohibit all vehicles at the East end of St Michael’s Street.

15.

Yarnton - Cassington Road - proposed raised parallel crossing pdf icon PDF 673 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/190

Contact: Aron Wisdom, Programme Lead

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 15).

 

To consider a proposed raised parallel crossing on Cassington Road just west of the roundabout junction with the A44.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve as advertised a raised parallel crossing (a zebra type crossing for pedestrians and pedal cyclists) on Cassington Road, just west of its roundabout junction with the A44 Oxford to Woodstock Road

16.

Berrick Salome: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/208

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 16).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

17.

Bletchingdon: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 610 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/207

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 17).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

18.

Bourton (Faringdon): Proposed 20 mph and 30 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/206

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 18).

 

To consider proposed 20mph and 30mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph and 30mph speed limits as advertised.

19.

Fifield: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 454 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/204

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 19).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

20.

Garsington: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 1003 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/203

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 20).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

21.

Goring - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/179

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation,

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 21).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

22.

Little Coxwell - proposed 20mph speed limit pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/182

Contact: Geoff Barrell, Principal Officer – 20mph programme implementation,

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 22).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph and 40mph speed limits as advertised.

23.

Little Milton: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 953 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/200

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 23).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

 

24.

Nettlebed: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/201

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 24).

 

To consider proposals for 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

25.

Pyrton: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 812 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/199

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 25).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.

26.

Somerton: Proposed 20 mph Speed Limits pdf icon PDF 796 KB

Forward Plan Ref: 2022/198

Contact: Geoff Barrell, 20 Limit Project Manager

 

Report by Corporate Director Environment & Place (CMDHM 26).

 

To consider proposed 20mph speed limits.

 

Decision:

The Cabinet Member for Highway Management AGREED to approve the proposed introduction of 20mph speed limits as advertised.