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Councillor says Trump-style wall the answer to parking complaints

An Inner West councillor has suggested a Trump-style wall be built after “hipster” residents complained about the lack of parking in front of their homes.

Councillor Julie Passas’ tongue-in-cheek motion would keep outsiders at bay with a wall that would make “passports­ required for non-Inner West citizens”.

Ms Passas says she is sick of “frivolous” complaints from people who have bought places without a car space but expect to park directly out the front of their home.

She tells Steve Price the issue is difficult to fix.

“[The council] has issued more parking permits than there are spaces.

“People are paying for permits and they’re not guaranteed a spot in front of their house or even their street!

“You cannot fix it.”

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