Definition of off-street in English:



  • (of parking facilities) not on a public road.

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