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You can only apply if:

  • You live in a property affected by a residential parking scheme
  • You are an occupant of business premises that are within the permit parking area but where nobody lives there

The Council is authorised to check your details against the Council Tax records. If you are not registered for Council Tax please provide one of the following:

  • A current tenancy agreement (signed and dated)
  • A utility bill (within the last 3 months and showing the address details)

Proof of vehicle ownership, please provide one of the following:

  • A VQ5 document (when applying for your vehicle)
  • A current vehicle insurance schedule
  • Proof of company vehicle and authorisation to be kept at the property

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

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Types of parking permit

  • Resident permits are issued for vehicles owned by someone who lives in a specified property.
  • They have the registration number of the vehicle and cannot be used in any other vehicle.
  • Each vehicle, owned by a permanent resident at the specified property, can have a resident permit.
  • The cost of the permit is £15.00 and will be valid for as long as you own the vehicle
  • If you change the vehicle or registration mark on your vehicle, a new permit will be required at a cost of £15.00
  • Visitor permits are issued to the occupants of a specified property and are for use by their visitors, when they are actually on the premises.
  • They should not be used by someone as free parking whilst they go to work for example.
  • Each property can have up to two visitor permits:
    • Open Visitor - this is free of charge and valid for as long as you live in the property
    • Annual Open Visitor - a second permit which will cost £15.00 per annum (12 months) and will need to be renewed each year
  • Business permits are for occupants of business premises that are within the permit parking area but where nobody lives at the property.
  • There is a charge of £200.00 for each permit which is valid for one year from the 1st of any month.
  • Special residential permits can be issued to the National Health Service, local authorities and charitable organisations.
  • This type of permit is free but the application must be approved before permits are issued.
  • These permits are issued to places of worship that are within a residential permit parking area, to allow congregation members to attend worship.
  • Worship permits are free but the times and days they can be used are restricted.
  • Any request for cancellation or refund must be made in writing giving one full months notice to the Parking Office and is subject to approval.
  • Annual permit refunds will be based only for full months.
  • A cancellation of any permit may incur a fee.
  • These permits are issued to traders who are working at properties that are situated in a residential permit area.
  • You may need to complete an application form and include your vehicle registration number.
  • Permits can be issued for periods of one week up to a year.
  • A charge is payable upon application.

Contact Parking

Parking Office,
PO Box 1496,