98 residents fined for using old badges in evening
Only a small proportion of the 30,000 old style Minster badge holders have opted to pay £20 to get a new badge
The latest figures released by the York Council suggest that 7076 of the badges have been sold
The badges entitle holders to free parking at Council car parks in the evening.
98 residents have incurred Penalty Charge Notices for relying on the old style badge during September.
It seems though that some are opting to pay the £2 a night evening charge. Evening car park income has increased since last year
- 2013 £34,042.05
- 2014 £40,754.50
No assessment has yet been made on the effects of the increased charges on the evening economy.
NB. The Minster badge also entitles users to pay lower day time car parking charges.