Lewisham Parking Strategy

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Draft Lewisham Parking Strategy area mapMarrickville Council has developed a Draft Parking Strategy for the Lewisham area to manage existing and future parking supply and demand in accordance with the Marrickville Local Environmental Plan 2011.

You are invited to give feedback on the Draft Strategy by 16 August 2013.

The development of the Draft Strategy took into account

  • a parking study of Lewisham and surrounding area
  • surveys and analysis
  • community consultation

The Draft Strategy has 14 recommendations, including proposed changes to some on-street parking restrictions and configurations. The streets affected are:

  • Barker Street,
  • Carrington Street,
  • Denison Road,
  • Eltham Street,
  • Hunter Street,
  • Park Street,
  • Station Street,

Draft Lewisham Parking Strategy area mapMarrickville Council has developed a Draft Parking Strategy for the Lewisham area to manage existing and future parking supply and demand in accordance with the Marrickville Local Environmental Plan 2011.

You are invited to give feedback on the Draft Strategy by 16 August 2013.

The development of the Draft Strategy took into account

  • a parking study of Lewisham and surrounding area
  • surveys and analysis
  • community consultation

The Draft Strategy has 14 recommendations, including proposed changes to some on-street parking restrictions and configurations. The streets affected are:

  • Barker Street,
  • Carrington Street,
  • Denison Road,
  • Eltham Street,
  • Hunter Street,
  • Park Street,
  • Station Street,
  • The Boulevarde,
  • Thomas Street,
  • Toothill Street,
  • Victoria Street and
  • West Street.

View the Draft Strategy

A hard copy of the Draft Parking Strategy may also be viewed at:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham
  • Marrickville, Stanmore, Dulwich Hill and St Peters Libraries

Submissions

You may provide feedback on the Draft Strategy by 16 August

What Happens Next?

The final Strategy will be posted on this site following consideration of feedback and adoption by Council. For enquiries please phone Andrew Pezzutti at Lambert & Rehbein Consultants 9437 1333 or Stephen Briant, Traffic Management Planner at Marrickville Council on 9335 2222.

What are the 14 recommendations?

The reports proposes 14 recommendations for Council’s consideration. These include:

  1. Implementation of a new Parking Plan (Lewisham Parking Strategy 2012-13)
  2. Creation of a new resident parking permit scheme zone, including parts of the following streets:
    • Barker Street,
    • Carrington Street,
    • Denison Road,
    • Eltham Street,
    • Hunter Street,
    • Park Street,
    • Station Street,
    • The Boulevarde,
    • Thomas Street,
    • Toothill Street,
    • Victoria Street and
    • West Street.
  3. See existing parking restrictions map (Figure 7.1) and existing and proposed restrictions map (Figure 7.3).

  4. Extension of existing resident parking permit scheme zone M7,
  5. Retention of existing resident parking permit scheme zone M10,
  6. Enhanced level of parking enforcement within the study area,
  7. Implementation of educational programme – partnership with educational facilities, Council’s website, letters, etc,
  8. Implementation of an accessible parking programme,
  9. Implementation of a bicycle parking programme,
  10. Implementation of a bicycle parking programme – development of relationship with the Green Building Council of Australia
  11. Implementation of a motorcycle parking programme,
  12. Extension of the car share parking programme,
  13. Undertake a LATM study of the precinct immediately surrounding the CBHS and Lewisham Public School including The Boulevarde, Denison Road, Toothill Street and surrounding streets. This should review and assess safety issues around the school including pedestrian crossing locations, roundabout at The Boulevarde and Toothill Street intersection, existing leftturn bans and traffic calming,
  14. Implementation of “safe-crossing” programme at start and end of school hours in front of schools in the study area,
  15. Parking demand will change ove time and it is recommended that parking audits be conducted periodically, nominally every five to ten years in priority locations, to monitor the demand for parking.