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1off-street parking — aparcamiento fuera de la vía pública masculino España
- Controversial proposals to increase off-street car parking charges by five per cent are also on the table.
- This was done in an effort to make the street more pedestrian friendly and encourage drivers to use the off-street car parks.
- The front garden is mainly in lawn with off-street car parking.
- The front garden lies behind wrought iron gates and there is plenty of off-street car parking on its cobblelock driveway.
- At the front of the property, a tarmac driveway provides off-street car parking, while there is also a lawn.
- Many of the period features have been retained and there is off-street parking available to the front for three vehicles.
- Again some roads would be off-street parking only while others wouldn't.
- There is off-street parking both in the integrated garage and along a driveway to the side of the house.
- Importantly, it does not have cars parked on the road because all the residents have off-street parking.
- The council says it had been trying to encourage people to use off-street car parks to ease congestion on busy city-centre routes.
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