Disabled people - parking bays

What parking is available for disabled people?

Blue parking badges allow vehicles carrying people who are registered blind or people who have severe walking difficulties to be parked near shops, stations and other facilities.  The Blue Badge scheme is recognised through out Europe.

In Derby, Blue Badge holders have

Free parking for up to three hours in:

  • dedicated on-street parking spaces
  • on double/single yellow lines,

Free and unlimited parking in:

  • areas covered by on-street charging and limited waiting
  • areas covered by residents-only parking schemes

Important - you must not:

  • cause an obstruction
  • park in a bus/cycle lane
  • park in a bus stop clearway
  • park where there is a loading restriction.

In all instances, the Blue Badge must be displayed showing the expiry date. Where a limited parking time is provided, the time clock must also be displayed showing the arrival time.

If your Blue Badge is not displayed in the correct manner or has expired, you are at risk of receiving a penalty charge notice (PCN).

Find out more about the Blue Badge scheme.

If you are a blue badge holder and regularly have difficulty in parking close to your home, then you may be entitled to an advisory disabled persons’ parking bay. Please fill in the Disabled Persons' Parking Bay Application.

Useful forms

Contact details

Email:
Post address:
Parking Services
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
Phone: 0333 200 6981
Minicom: 01332 640666
Parking Services
Derby City Council
The Council House
Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS