Issue details

Introduction of Civil Enforcement of Bus Lane and Bus Gate contraventions pursuant to the Transport Act 2000 - KEY/09DEC19/02

To ask the Cabinet Member to authorise the council to exercise its powers as an approved local authority under The Bus Lane Contraventions (Approved Local Authorities)(England) Order 2005 to issue civil penalties for breaches of Traffic regulation orders in relation to Bus Lanes or Bus Gates in Peterborough. Set the level of penalty charge payable for such an offence at £60, reduced to £30 if paid within 14 days. Join the Bus Lane Adjudication Service Joint Committee so arrangements are in place for an individual to appeal against the issue of a penalty charge notice. Authorise the use of approved devices (cameras) to carry out enforcement at sites where it is deemed necessary and the required infrastructure has been put in place.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: Abandoned

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/11/2019

Decision due: January 2021 by Cabinet Member for Communities

Lead member: Councillor Irene Walsh, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health and Public Health

Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC

Department: People Services

Contact: Adam Payton Tel: 01733 452314; Email:

Consultation process

Relevant internal stakeholders.


Cabinet member for Strategic Planning and Commercial Strategy and Investments will be consulted, as will members from any ward where a bus lane or bus gate is to be enforced.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee


  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.