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Parking restrictions a success

The 4 hour parking restrictions implemented by Kiama Council in December 2012 have resulted in a huge improvement to residential amenity for residents living in Wilson and Ocean Streets. The 4P restriction has provided real turnover of parking spaces on … Continue reading

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Holiday Park – Disability parking

A NSW Disability Parking permit provides the holder of the permit with unlimited parking in areas with a parking restriction of greater than 30 minutes. A few vehicles took advantage of this provision during the holiday period, parking in the 4P … Continue reading

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With regulation comes policing

When Kiama Council decided to introduce parking restrictions in Wilson and Ocean Streets, there was an acknowledgement that the parking restrictions would not be effective without regular policing. And policing costs money. Ratepayers money. There appear to be some regular … Continue reading

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Safety and congestion issues persist

Although the 4 hour parking restrictions in Ocean Street and Wilson Street during the summer holiday period have improved residential amenity considerably, the use of Wilson Street as a long-term car park by patrons of the BIG4 Easts Holiday Park … Continue reading

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New parking arrangements – a progress report!

Here we are into the first week of 2013, and the new parking arrangements in Wilson and Ocean Streets, while not completely solving the problem of long-term holiday parking in residential streets, seem to be a big step in the … Continue reading

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Parking Restrictions for Summer 2012

Kiama Council have advised residents that a 4 hour parking restriction will be applied to the residential side of Ocean Street and Wilson Street (south of Marsden Street) during the 2012-2013 summer holiday period. The Council hopes that this will … Continue reading

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Waverley Council – Resident Parking

Waverley residents have endured a similar problem to Kiama’s Wilson and Ocean Street residents, in that their streets are clogged with tourist parking. (An important difference though is that the Wilson and Ocean Street parking problem is being caused by … Continue reading

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