We do the following to make it possible for you to park on-street in Sheffield and in our off-street car parks:
We issue parking fines when people don't comply with the parking signs by parking at the wrong time, in the wrong place or not paying enough.
The main reason we enforce parking is to help traffic to flow more freely, public transport to keep to timetables and deliveries to get to where they are meant to be on time. School children, pedestrians and cyclists will feel safer and have improved access because fewer vehicles are parked on the pavement or blocking cycle routes.
Priorities for us include:
We aim to limit all-day parking. All of our charges are in line with our policy of protecting our environment by encouraging the use of other types of transport e.g. walking, cycling and public transport.
We enforce parking regulations to make sure that on street parking spaces are available for visitors, shops, businesses, local facilities and residents and that public transport can run smoothly and safely.
All of Sheffield’s Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) are clearly indicated by signs and road markings in the highway. If you are in any doubt where, or for how long, you can legally park, check these markings and signs.
We aim to improve safety, security and the environment in our car parks. We are working to obtain the Park Mark Safer Parking award. This award is granted to parking areas that have achieved the requirements of a risk assessment as conducted by the Police. These requirements mean the parking operator has put in place measures that help to deter criminal activity and anti-social behaviour.
For more details of the scheme and a list of the car parks in Sheffield which have achieved the award visit Park Mark.
See also information about parking fines.