Local NSW Greens MP Tamara Smith has questioned Greens mayor Simon Richardson and his supportive councillors’ decision for paid parking in Bangalow.
Concessions by Byron Shire Council that would see all residents in the 2479 postcode offered the right to buy an annual permit instead of paying to park in Bangalow doesn’t go far enough according to the town’s chamber of commerce.
As Byron Shire Council moves ahead with plans to implement paid parking in the town from January 1, the Bangalow Chamber of Commerce has called a snap meeting of members at Bangalow Hotel tonight.
Rod Murray, Ocean Shores. It is completely misleading for the Brunswick Chamber of Commerce to claim that businesses will suffer as a result of paid parking. It didn’t happen in Byron Bay despite the same initial concerns and, as the... Read More →
Byron Mayor Simon Richardson says paid parking in Bangalow will go ahead on January 1 despite opposition from the town's chamber of commerce and claims the council has failed to abide by its own processes.
Just weeks before paid parking is due to take effect in Bangalow, the local Labor Party branch has called on Byron Shire Council to extend paid parking exemption permits to residents in surrounding areas.
Jenny Bird, Bangalow. Irrespective of my opinion about paid parking, I believe that Byron Shire Council has failed to exercise due diligence in relation to implementing paid parking in Bangalow. The council resolved in August 2017 to spend $75,000 of... Read More →
Did you know that parking charges are the fee that consumers hate most? This was the result of a UK survey that came back with an overwhelming majority of people surveyed saying parking should be free.
With Bangalow paid parking to be rolled out at the beginning of 2018, the town’s chamber of commerce says it vehemently opposes the plan as it will have a ‘negative impact on local businesses.’