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Resident parking permits

Residents living within one of the borough's controlled parking zones (CPZ) can buy a resident parking permit which you can purchase or renew online.

Verification checks will be carried out on the information provided, All parking permits are now 'paperless'. Your details will be registered electronically and parking attendants will use an electronic reader to confirm which vehicles are registered in the different car parking zones. The permit entitles you to park in any residents' bay in your controlled parking zone. Vehicles need to be registered at the address within the CPZ

Cost of a resident permit

Resident permits cost £120 a year or £35 for three months. Free permits are available for blue badge holders.

Residents with more than one vehicle

You can put up to two vehicles on your permit at no extra charge. However, at any one time only one vehicle can be parked and displaying the permit.

Residents of new developments

Permits may not be available for residents of new developments in line with the Council's Core Strategy Policy 14.

Restrictions on controlled parking zone permits apply to some new developments. Please check your title deeds or with your landlord for any restrictions on parking, before submitting a permit application.

If you have just moved into a CPZ

Apply online for a resident permit.

If you wish to register a new vehicle

If you have an existing permit, it will not be valid to use on your new vehicle. There is no charge for changing the details on your permit, but you must register the change with the online permit system. 

Permits for company cars

If you have a company car and live within a controlled parking zone you are entitled to apply for a residents' parking permit for the company vehicle. Please use the application options above.