Code of Practice for Parking Controllers and Clamping Operators

Closed26 Oct, 2022, 3:00pm - 20 Nov, 2022, 11:59am

Amended Code of Practice for Parking Controllers and Clamping Operators

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published, for public consultation an amended Code of Practice for Parking Controllers and Clamping Operators (Code of Practice).

The Code of Practice was established on the 01/01/2020 in accordance with Section 12 of the Vehicle Clamping Act 2015 (“the Act”). It provides practical guidance to parking controllers and clamping operators regarding compliance with the Act and the Vehicle Clamping and Signage Regulations 2017, and establishes minimum, good and best practice standards in relation to general behaviour, performance of duties and conduct.

The period of public consultation is open from Wednesday 26 October until midnight Sunday 20 November 2022.

Postal Submissions can be sent to:

Code of Practice,

Vehicle Clamping Regulation Section,

Dún Scéine,

Harcourt Lane,

Dublin 2,

D02 WT20

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Making a submission indicates that you agree with the NTA Public Consultation Privacy Statement and CiviQ Consultation Statement of Privacy. If you require further information please contact [email protected].

Freedom of Information

NTA is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and, therefore, must consider any request for information made under that Act. Submissions received to the consultations will be published online. 

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Definitions and responsibilities
Provision of statutory information
Clamping information signs
Parking payment methods
Grace periods
Clamping notice
Application and removal of a clamp
Relocation and release of a vehicle
Clamp release and relocation charges
Timeframes for release of a vehicle
Prohibition on clamping and relocating certain vehicles
Standards of conduct behavior and performance of duties
Clamping appeals and complaints