I am a business owner, do I need a permit?

If your business is located within a resident-only parking zone and you require your vehicle for business use, you may be entitled to a business permit.

You can purchase annual permits for vehicles that are required for operational use.

You will be required to provide proof that the business is operating from the declared address and give a reason why the vehicle is essential for the business.

You may also buy visitor permits for 40p each. To validate the permit, users must scratch off the day, date and month.

There are two ways for you to purchase business permits:

  • Visit the Customer Service Centre

The Council House,

Corporation Street,



  • Buy online
  1. In the search area type 'permit' and press search.

  2. Navigate the page and locate 'On street Visitor Permits - Business 1 sheet'.

  3. Complete the form and click 'Add to basket'.