Electric vehicle charging guidance

Guidance for electric vehicle charging

  1. Electric Vehicles may park in designated parking bays to recharge the vehicle.
  2. Rapid chargers are available at Belle Meadow car park (Barnstaple), Hillsborough car park (Ilfracombe), Sheep Pen car park (South Molton) and Upper Lyndale car park (Lynmouth).
  3. Fast chargers are available at Cattle Market (Barnstaple), Wilder Road (Ilfracombe) and Central car park (South Molton).
  4. The customer must purchase parking time in addition to paying for the electric charging. Parking can be purchased via Ringo app or at the pay & display machine.
  5. The vehicle must be attached to the charging unit and be charging.
  6. Any breakdown or fault with the charging units should be reported to the appropriate service provider. NDC do not have ownership or any access to the units. Contact details are provided on signage within the car parks.

If the vehicle is not compliant with any of the above, it is parked in contravention and can be issued a penalty charge notice (PCN).

Contravention Codes

73 ‘Parked without payment of the parking charge

80 ‘Parked for longer than permitted’

82 ‘Parked after the expiry of paid for time’

83 ‘Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or          voucher or parking clock’

91 ‘Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle’