30 March 2017
Report no: PCB2017/2/91
Randwick Road, Moera - Proposed P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions
Purpose of Report
1.††† The purpose of this report is to seek Councilís approval for the installation of P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions for a Pick Up/Drop Off Zone in Randwick Road, Moera as attached as Appendix 1 to the report.
That the Subcommittee recommends that Council:
(i)††† approves the installation of P15 Parking At All Times in Randwick Road, Moera as shown in Appendix 1 to the report;
(ii)†† approves the installation of No Parking On Grass Restrictions in Randwick Road, Moera as shown in Appendix 1 attached to the report; and
(iii)† approves the installation of No Stopping At All Times Restrictions as shown in Appendix 1 attached to this report.
2.††† At its meeting on the 10 November 2015, the Petone Community Board agreed to the issuing of a lease to the Sola Power Throwing Academy for the property managed as a reserve on the corner of Whites Line East and Randwick Road.
3.††† The Board also requested that officers investigate a drop off zone on the same corner and report back to the Board.
4.††† Officers investigated the site and on 11 April 2016, at the Petone Community Board meeting, recommended the installation of P15 Parking and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions as shown in Appendix 2.
5.††† The previous Petone Community Board resolved to endorse the recommendation contained in the report as shown in Appendix 2 attached.
6.††† The recommendation was not forwarded to the Traffic Subcommittee for its consideration as residents of the area challenged the non-notified resource consent given to the Sola Power Throwing Academy.
7.††† The resource consent was checked and confirmed by Hutt City Council officers.
8.††† In 2017, Hutt City Councilís Parks and Gardens Divisional Manager made a request to reconsider the parking situation in the area.
9.††† The concern express is that at times vehicles stop on the carriageway in the vicinity of the site to drop off/pick up members of the academy causing a safety hazard for all road users.†
10.† The requester also notes that often vehicles park on the grass area in the vicinity of the Solar Power Throwing Academy site also causing a safety hazard in the proximity of a high volume intersection.
11.† Officers investigated the site as requested and are proposing the installation of P15 Parking, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions for a Pick Up and Drop Off Zone in Randwick Road where currently there are no restrictions in place as shown in Appendix 1.
12.† The options are:
a.††† To leave the parking area as it is without any restrictions or,
b.††† To install the proposed restrictions to provide a pick up/drop off zone and improve safety for the benefit of all road users.
13.† As no residents are directly affected by the proposed changes, no further consultation has been undertaken.
14.† These restrictions are made pursuant to the provisions of the Hutt City Council Traffic Bylaw 2007 (amended 20 November 2014).
15.† The improvements can be funded from Councilís 2016/2017 signs and road marking budget.
16.† In making this recommendation, officers have given careful consideration to the purpose of local government in section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002. Officers believe that this recommendation falls within the purpose of the local government. It does this in a way that is cost-effective because it uses standard signs and road markings.
Randwick Rd - Proposed P15, No Parking On Grass and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 16/152
Randwick Rd - Proposed P15 and No Stopping At All Times Restrictions 16/152
Author: Sylvio Leal
Approved By: Bruce Sherlock
General Manager, City Infrastructure