The Council operates a permit scheme for town centre employees
and eligible town centre residents which entitles the holder to
park in any long stay car park. The charges are shown on this page
Please contact the Council's Call Centre where the operator will
take some personal details and post out to you a short application
form. You will need to complete sections 2 and 3 of the application
form and return it to the address at the top of the form together
with payment and eligibility.
Your application will be considered and a permit will be posted
to you. If your application is unsuccessful we will return your
payment together with an explanation as to why your application was
Conditions of Use
The permit may be used on any of the following car parks:
Rodgers Lane (West)
Whysall Street (West)
Town Hall (Saturday Only)
Please ensure the permit is displayed in a clear and prominent
position, preferably using the provided holder. A maximum of two
vehicle registration numbers are allowed on each permit.The permit
does not guarantee the holder a parking space or priority over any
other customer.The permit is only valid in long stay car parks
(colour coded as BLUE), this is signposted under the main
information board at the entrance to the car parks.
Should the details of your permit change (i.e. change of
vehicle) a replacement can be obtained for the fee shown under
Should you be unable to display the permit (i.e. lost or
damaged) a normal pay and display ticket must be purchased until a
replacement permit is issued. Replacement permits may be obtained
via this office for the fee shown under Charges.
It is the responsibility of the permit holder to ensure that the
permit is renewed.
Should the Civil Enforcement Officer find the permit is being
misused or has been tampered with in any way a Penalty Charge
Notice will be issued, if the problem persists the permit will be
3 Months Permit £81.00
6 Month Permit £152.00
12 Month Permit £292.00
Replacement Permit £6.00
Permit applications will be considered within 5 working days of
receipt of application and payment.