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Neighbour blocks my disabled car parking spot, what can I do?

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abc_def
abc_def Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited June 2021 in Transport and travel
This discussion was created from comments split from: Dropped Kerbs for Mobilty Vehicle Access.

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  • abc_def
    abc_def Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Good morning I have disabled parking out side my housevbut dosnt stop my neighbour park is car over my drive has he being very clever because he parked right up to the disabled bay but make sure his front tyres not over the line so he allowed to still block my drive. 
  • craftyarts
    craftyarts Community member Posts: 19 Connected
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    You can still take photographs with his number plate and document the times he does this and once again inform your local council of his anti social behaviour as well as violation of encroaching your designated parking bay to the Parking enforcement office 
  • newborn
    newborn Community member Posts: 832 Trailblazing
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    Craftyarts has made a good suggestion.  I'm sure he can't block you in simply by keeping his wheels off the space. A neighbour got a parking ticket for overhanging a parking space.  The wheels were not over it.   It's common sense you count where the car ends, not where the wheels are.
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,734 Championing
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    Hello @abc_def and welcome to our community,

    I've split your question into it's own thread so we can keep all replies and help in this one spot :) 

    What do you think to the suggestions made?  Would you feel comfortable talking about it with your neighbour and explaining the difficulties their parking can present?  I know it's not an easy conversation to have but they might be unaware and react with some understanding.  

    I hope you get the issue resolved soon and if you have any more questions, you know where we are.  Take care.  
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