EDDC’s assistant parking services manager John Lacey (left) with the new Parkmobile signage at one of the District’s car parks. Also pictured are (left to right): Councillor Iain Chubb, Cabinet member for environment; Councillor Phil Twiss, deputy cabinet member for environment; William Walcott, civil enforcement officer.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
DRIVERS using East Devon District Council car parks can now pay by phone.
Authority bosses say the new service, at its pay and display sites, will save motorists the “hassle” of having to store coins.
Those using the service will no longer need to display a ticket and can receive text message reminders before their parking runs out.
Civil enforcement officers can check a vehicle’s parking status online.
To use the Parkmobile service, all customers need is a phone and a credit or debit card. There is a small fixed convenience charge on top of the normal parking fee for the service, amounting to 20 pence each time a person parks – regardless of how long or short their stay.
Motorists can register their details with Parkmobile either by phoning 020 3003 2527, visiting www.parkmobile.co.uk, or downloading the free Parkmobile app.