General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). View our latest privacy notices.​

Join our Citizens' Panel to share your views on issues and services.

Discretionary Visitor Permits - Out of Zone

Free and charged books

Households located outside of the permit parking zone, may apply for discretionary visitor permits. A statement of reason and proof of residency is required; £22 per book.

Visitor permits are scratch cards, each for half days. They are issued in books of 20 permits.


Only one required showing name and address of resident, dated within last 4 months

  • Bank statement
  • Credit card bill/Storecard statement
  • Gas/Electric/Telephone bill (mobile phone bills excluded)
  • Current Council Tax bill


This should include reasons why you are applying for a discretionary permit, the difficulties you have encountered with parking. The more detailed your reasons for applying, the more information the Council can use to decide your application.

Switch To High Contrast Mode