Drivers could soon be able to pay for on-street parking without the the need to pay at a machine.

Oxfordshire County Council has opened an online consultation for new proposed 'virtual' parking tickets.

The council is proposing to give the option to allow payments for on-street parking without the need to pay at a machine and displaying a parking ticket on a vehicle within Abingdon, Oxford and South Oxfordshire.

Those parking will be able to purchase a 'virtual' ticket using an app on a mobile phone.

These 'virtual' tickets do not need to be displayed but they will still give the same rights and responsibilities as the issue of a ticket for display.

Enforcement officers will have access to the relevant information to perform their duties and the parking charges will remain unchanged.

Residents are being urged to take part in the online consultation and submit any objections or other representations to the proposed changes.

Comments may be sent in by completing the online questionnaire, via email or in writing.

The Council will consider objections and representations received in response and they may be circulated widely for these purposes and made available to the public.

The online consultation opened on June 24 and it will close on July 23.

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