Parking

We operate both open and multi-storey car parks across the County. Good parking management is essential to ensure that both residents and visitors can move freely and safely within the authority, by whichever means of transport, by bus, train or on foot. It is our task to keep traffic flowing whilst ensuring that there is a fair and adequate allocation of parking resources to meet the varied needs of residents, visitors and businesses.

We are responsible for the management and enforcement of park and ride, car parks resident parking, on-street parking  and bus/coach parking.

Carmarthenshire is a Special Enforcement Area in accordance with Schedule 10 of the Traffic Management Act 2008. We published the enforcement powers in the local newspapers during the first week of March 2015. 

Penalty charge notices will be issued for the following:

  • Code 26 – Parked more than 50 cm from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place.
  • Code 27 – Parked adjacent to a footway, cycle track or verge lowered to meet the level of the carriageway.

We are not required to provide any signs or markings. The enforcement powers seek to prevent “inconsiderate” parking and parking fines will be issued for all of the above.  Dropped kerbs are usually located at crossovers into private property and crossing points for vulnerable road users, cycle tracks and verges.

Page updated on: 16/03/2018