The Vale of Glamorgan Council says it will be bringing in civil enforcement officers to regulate parking in Barry.
A petition, calling for something to be done about illegal parking, was handed into the Senedd earlier.
Councillor Geoff Cox says the officers should be in place by March next year.
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