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Craven District Council (Off-Street Parking Places) and Consolidation (Amendment) (Electric Vehicle Charging Points) Order 2019.

Notice is hereby given that Craven District Council (hereinafter called `the Council’) in exercise of its powers under Sections 32, 35 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (`the 1984 Act’) (as amended) and the Traffic Management Act 2004 and of all other enabling powers, with the consent of North Yorkshire County Council in accordance with section 39(3) of the 1984 Act and after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police in accordance with Part III of Schedule 9 of the 1984 Act proposes to make the above order. The Order shall be effective from 13th January 2020. The effect of the Order shall be to introduce two electric vehicle charging points and designate two further bays as Disabled Parking Bays at the High Street Skipton Car Park as set out below:

Citation and Commencement

The order may be cited as The Craven District Council (Off-Street Parking Places) and Consolidation (Amendment) (Electric Vehicle Charging Points) Order 2019 and shall come into effect on 13th January 2020.

Interpretation

Any reference in this order to any enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended by any subsequent enactment

The Interpretation Act 1978 shall apply to the interpretation of this order as it applies to an Act of Parliament.

Amendments

The order specified in the Schedule hereto shall have effect subject to amendments specified in that Schedule in respect of electric vehicle charging points.

SCHEDULE – Amendments

Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Name of Order to be Amended

The Craven District Council (Off Street Parking Places) and Consolidation Order 2017 ('the Order')

Extent of Amendments

In Article 2 of the Order insert the following definitions after the definition of 'Driver' each expression having the meaning assigned to it:-

'Electric Vehicle' means any vehicle as herein defined which is propelled entirely or partially by electricity and is capable of being charged from an external source.

'Electric Vehicle Charging Point' means an installation adjacent to an Electric Vehicle Parking Bay for the purpose of recharging the batteries of an Electric Vehicle by way of connecting leads.

'Electric Vehicle Parking Bay' means an area of the car park provided solely for recharging the battery of an Electric Vehicle by means of an Electric Vehicle Charging Point and defined as such by a sign surface marking or other indication as shown on the Plan annexed to the Order.

'Electric Vehicle Parking Bays' means provision of more than one Electric Parking Bay as so specifiedIn Article 4 of the Order the following paragraphs shall be inserted so as to be read at the end of Article 4:-

No vehicle other than an Electric Vehicle which is connected via a connecting lead to an Electric Vehicle Charging Point and is being charged shall be left in an Electric Vehicle Parking Bay.

An Electric Vehicle shall only be left in an Electric Vehicle Parking Bay for the period required to charge the battery of the Electric Vehicle up to a maximum stay of one hour.

Schedule 1 of the Order shall be amended so as to include two Electric Vehicle Parking Bays in the Parking Place as set out below:-

Name of Parking Place

High Street Car Park Skipton

The initial charges set out in Schedule 2 to the Order shall not apply to an Electric Vehicle parked in an Electric Vehicle Parking Bay and which is connected via a connecting lead to an Electric Vehicle Charging Point and is being charged.

From the date of this order the two bays marked on the Plan annexed to the Order shall operate as Disabled Parking Bays and shall operate as such in accordance with the Order.

A copy of the Order, relevant plans (and a copy of the order being amended) together with a copy of the Statement of Reasons for the making the Order are available for inspection during usual business hours at the offices of Craven District Council, 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton BD23 1FJ.

Any objections to the proposals should be made in writing stating clearly the grounds for the objection and addressed to the Council Solicitor at the above address, or by email to businesssupport@cravendc.gov.uk not later than 13th December 2019.

Paul Ellis

Director of Services

Craven District Council

Dated 21st November 2019