At a number of Exeter car parks the price to park will rise by 400%. It comes as the city raises the most revenue from parking charges in the Westcountry.
Councils in the South West made more than forty million pounds from car parking charges in 2011 to 2012.
In some areas, like Weymouth, traders say the high parking charges discourage shoppers.
The bill faced by residents there is more than twice the national average.
Councils in the South West made more than forty million pounds from car park charges from 2011 to 2012.
That's according to new figures. It's 14% less than last year. But it's a different story nationally, where car park revenues have gone UP by 15%.