Parking schemes and permits

2. Resident parking permits

How to apply for or renew a resident parking permit.


There is no charge for a resident permit.


You will need to provide proof of your address and proof that you own the vehicle.

Proof of address

Documents showing proof of address (for example mortgage statements or utility bills) need to have been issued within the last three months. 

Rented properties

If you rent a property on a short-term basis, you must provide a copy of the original tenancy agreement which shows the start and end dates of your tenancy.

Proof of vehicle ownership

Please provide a copy of one of the following:

  • vehicle log book (V5C)
  • vehicle insurance document

Apply for a resident permit online

Once you have applied, make a note of your application number and your PIN – you will need these to upload copies of your proof documents.

Upload proofs online


You need to renew your permit every three years. We will send you a reminder when it is due to expire.

When you receive your reminder letter you will need to follow the instructions shown in the letter.

Please note when asked for supporting documentation you just need to choose one of the options from the drop down list. You do not need to supply any documentation if nothing has changed.

Find out what supporting documentation is needed if you have changed your vehicle.


Renew a permit online


Complete and return the permit renewal application form.

Parking Services
P.O. Box 139

Replacement permits

Replacement permits cost £10.

Lost or damaged permits

Contact us to request a replacement permit.

Stolen permits

If you are able to provide a crime reference number, you will not be charged.

Contact us to request a replacement permit.

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