Parking on highway grass verges

Parking vehicles on the highways grass verges causes damage that's expensive to repair. It can create hazards for pedestrians and block pavements. Parking on a bend or junction could prevent access for emergency vehicles or create a hazard for motorists.

We can fine motorists for parking on pavements or grass verges if they have parked in an area with yellow lines. In this case, you can use our online form to request a parking enforcement.

Request a parking enforcement

Where there are no yellow lines and the vehicle is causing an obstruction, the responsibility for enforcement is with Greater Manchester Police.

To report damage or an issue with a tree or verge, use our online form.

Report a problem with a grass verge