One hour parking restrictions will come into effect from tomorrow, Saturday 24 July from 7am until 7pm daily, along the beachfront from Queenscliff to Manly.
Northern Beaches Council said the measure is to reduce the risk of people gathering especially at pinch points along the walkways in the heightened COVID environment.
A Council spokesperson said this applies to all vehicles including those with Northern Beaches permits, but those with residential permits are exempt.
Mayor Michael Regan said Council, along with the Member for Manly, James Griffin and the local police are united on the move.
“With active COVID cases rising in our area, this will help reduce the risk of large numbers of people on the walkways. We can’t stress enough, our beaches and open spaces are for exercise only. So once you’re done, please then get home.
“We know this is tough on everyone and we understand how important it is to get out in the fresh air and exercise but we have to use common sense, if you arrive and find large numbers of people, plan a different time and place to get your exercise in, ”Mayor Regan said.
Manly MP James Griffin added: “I want to encourage everyone, get the vaccine as soon as you can. You can talk to your GP and get registered now. I know by taking these steps together we will get through this,” said MP James Griffin.
The parking restrictions will be in place until further notice.
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