Birmingham City Council

Car Parks Design Guide - Supplementary Planning Guide (SPG)

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The Car Park Design Guide is intended to encourage those responsible for designing and developing all types of car parks to consider four objectives when submitting planning applications that include on or off site parking provision.

  • Create facilities that are attractive, comfortable and convenient to all users
  • Create an environment which maximises the personal safety of all users, minimising the fear of and opportunities for crime
  • Make a positive contribution to the appearance of the environment
  • Provide facilities which are operated and maintained efficiently and effectively.

The guide is intended to complement other general council car parking policies and guidelines. We have also updated certain aspects of this document through our Car Parking Guidelines Supplementary Planning Document.

Document Status : Statutory Policy Document - Adopted 1995

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Last Updated : 18th December 2013