off-street parking


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off-street parking

The necessity to provide parking places on one's own property, rather than using city streets.Many zoning ordinances establish a minimum number of off-street parking places depending on the zoning and on the particular use of a structure on the property.

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a company involved in connected car services and location analytics, is offering an Off-Street Parking service for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and S-Classes in Europe and the United States.
If you live in a flat or maisonette, it doesn't have PD rights, so you'll have to apply for planning permission for off-street parking.
You may be refused planning permission for off-street parking and the dropped kerb if, say, your front garden is considered too small, or your house is by a bend in the road, so consult the council at an early stage.
Off-street parking is a parking facility, where the parking facility does not interact with the traffic flow on the road.
But one provision of the original plan that pretty much eliminated requirements for developers to provide off-street parking within the district ran into strong opposition from many neighborhood leaders.
In most cases, you'll also need to apply to the council to drop the kerb to access your off-street parking easily.
Once drivers cue up the WonderVoice app by stating "Look for parking," the intelligent voice assistant will guide them to the best parking spot based on their choice of on- or off-street parking, real-time availability, proximity, and expected rate.
In the January 2011 issue of the journal Housing Policy Debate, three scholars at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, a research center at New York University, found that developers tend to build only the bare minimum of off-street parking allowed by the zoning code and sometimes go out of their way to get permission to build less.
Paul Galland, Warwickshire County Council's strategic director for environment and economy, said: "Our decision is in line with the general approach by local authorities to encourage drivers to make off-street parking their first choice.
Hundreds of local councils suffered a setback yesterday in a long-running legal tax battle over off-street parking.
A garden was the top thing that people looking for a new home said was a must, with 53% wanting one, followed by outside space at 47% and off-street parking at 43%.