Definition of pay and display in English:

pay and display

noun

  • [mass noun], [usually as modifier] A parking system in which a motorist buys a temporary permit from a coin-operated machine and displays it in the window of the vehicle.

    ‘a pay-and-display car park’
    • ‘The pay and display system is enforced by the council's parking attendants.’
    • ‘Restrictions include single yellow lines, permit and pay-and-display bays and regulations change at various times throughout the day.’
    • ‘The council is keen to keep some free parking in its pay and display car parks.’
    • ‘Until now, there has been a policy of clamping at pay-and-display car parks when a vehicle is left more than an hour beyond the time a ticket expires.’
    • ‘Bath is planning a pilot scheme where 10,000 motorists will use electronic tags to replace parking permits and potentially pay-and-display tickets as well.’
    • ‘The system will operate through pay and display parking tickets, which will be the vending outlets.’
    • ‘The new pay and display ticket machine will be solar-powered.’
    • ‘The council intends to put up pay-and-display ticket machines in the car park, where parking is now free.’
    • ‘And several pay-and-display machines close by also make it clear that people can park on the single yellow lines at these times and free-of-charge.’
    • ‘The permit costs a penny, and then parking at any council-run pay and display or any street parking will cost a penny as well.’
    • ‘Residents say plans to introduce pay-and-display parking meters at rural parks are an attempt to ‘cash in’ on people's right to exercise.’
    • ‘They bought return rail tickets to Luton and pay-and-display car park tickets at the station.’
    • ‘Motorcyclists will be allowed to park their vehicles in pay and display parking areas in the town free of charge.’
    • ‘Traders have welcomed a plan to introduce pay and display street parking in Old Town.’
    • ‘The car park will operate a pay-on-exit system as opposed to other pay-and-display car parks in the area.’
    • ‘However the option of using pay-and-display machines will still be available after the mobile scheme begins on February 2.’
    • ‘Changes would have to be made to pay and display meters and vending machines to accept new coins.’
    • ‘A pay and display car park is just a few yards away, plus a car park reserved for customers of a supermarket chain.’
    • ‘The changes would include converting some single yellow lines to double ones, and introducing pay and display machines in some streets.’
    • ‘Credit card facilities can also be provided at pay and display machines, and this has been done successfully at a number of locations.’

Pronunciation:

pay and display

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