A parking dispensation allows a vehicle to park in breach of a traffic regulation order in a restricted parking area if there is no alternative parking space available and the vehicle is essential to carry out specific work to an adjacent property or be as close to the premises as possible for loading or unloading goods and material.
To apply for a permit you will need to demonstrate that:
Download the form using the link below:
Return the form by post to the address shown on the form / on this page.
A permit costs £15 per day for the first vehicle and an additional £5 per day for a second vehicle if needed.
Only applications for up to a maximum of 5 days will be considered. If a period of more than 5 days is required then advice from Parking Services would be required.
If you change your vehicle or if you lose your permit, replacement permits cost £25.
Applications will only be considered where there will be minimal impact on other road users, pedestrians and local businesses.
Restricted parking areas include:
Issuing a temporary dispensation permit will notify the Civil Enforcement Officers that the vehicle has permission to park there contravening the restriction in place.
How we assess an application
When assessing the application we will look at:
We will not issue a dispensation (other than in very exceptional circumstances) for:
How long will it take?
We must receive a correctly completed application form and payment a minimum of five working days in advance of the proposed start date. This is to enable proper consideration to be given to the proposal, consultation with other services and for a site inspection to be carried out.