News: News: Auckland Councils new policy on parking ban article News.co.nz New Zealand has introduced new parking restrictions for the first time, making it the first country to do so.
Auckland city councillors voted to add a new parking ban to the city’s code of conduct on Wednesday, and the ban will only be enforced for the time being.
It means the parking ban will stay in place until the end of 2021, and it will apply to the following areas:The new rules come after a number of parking-related collisions in the city in recent months.
The city has already banned parking for 15 days a year from May 1, and has also added a $200 parking ticket levy on to parking fines.
It’s unclear what impact the new restrictions will have on the city, but one councillor said they were a “first step”.
Auckland council is considering a new policy for parking banning in Auckland article The council’s decision to implement a parking ban comes after the city recorded two crashes involving cars with no seats.
The first crash happened in October 2016, when a car hit a pedestrian on Waikato Road.
The driver, who had a valid permit, then ran a red light at the intersection.
The man who was in the car, Michael Scott, died in the crash.
The second crash occurred in December 2016, in the same intersection, when another vehicle hit a cyclist.
The car in that case was stopped by the cyclist, who ran a green light, before hitting a parked car.