Decision details

Prevention of Engine Idling

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A six month trial to tackle drivers who are stationary with their engines idling.  Officers would advise them of the illegality of their behaviour and its impact on the environment. 


RESOLVED: That a 6-month trial be undertaken to advise drivers of the illegality and the impact on the environment of an idling engine be approved.



To give the Council an opportunity to gain information into the scale of engine idling in the Borough.


Report author: John Strachan

Publication date: 29/07/2021

Date of decision: 29/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 29/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/08/2021

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