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    • UncleZen
    • By UncleZen 10th Jan 18, 8:06 PM
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    How far beyond double yellow line an you park?
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    • 10th Jan 18, 8:06 PM
    How far beyond double yellow line an you park? 10th Jan 18 at 8:06 PM
    Not really sure if this has been covered before. And I'm just curious.
    If you have double yellow lines then say a grass verge or pavement then beyond that is a grassy area. Can you park on the grassy area? In other words how far does the double yellow line jurisdiction apply?
    Is this stated anywhere in law?
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    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 10th Jan 18, 8:13 PM
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    • 10th Jan 18, 8:13 PM
    No you can't park there except to load/unload, or with a Blue Badge, or to stop to pick up or drop off a passenger.

    However, all the usual DYL exemptions apply...unless this is a borough of London - or other Council - which has special enforcement rules to also forbid any verge/pavement parking at all. So parking and leaving the car is a no-no unless you are a BB Holder for 3 hours max (not in a Special Enforcement area).

    DYLs apply from property boundary to boundary (i.e. fence to fence, or building to building). So any verge or pavement or grassy knoll reached across a verge/pavement but not within a property boundary/private land, is also restricted by the DYL.

    Yes it is stated somewhere, but I know it is true, having been a long-term pepipoo forumite.
    Last edited by Coupon-mad; 10-01-2018 at 8:17 PM.
    PRIVATE PCN? DON'T PAY BUT DO NOT IGNORE IT TWO Clicks needed for advice:
    Top of the page: Home>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets, Fines & Parking - read the 'NEWBIES' FAQS thread!
    Advice to ignore is WRONG, unless in Scotland/NI.

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