Parking pressure in many residential roads is high, due to an increase in car ownership. This causes parking difficulties for blue badge holders who are unable to park close to their own homes. We will consider applications for dedicated disabled bays from blue badge holders who meet certain criteria. This service is free of charge for new applicants.
Residents will be charged £200 to change an existing disabled person's parking bay to a dedicated permit-holder bay. This helps cover the cost of converting the bay.
This is a white parking bay with the word 'DISABLED' and a permit number marked on the road. Permits are issued to a particular vehicle permitted to park in the bay.
This is a white parking bay with the word 'DISABLED' marked on the road and a sign allowing only blue badge holders to use the space at any time. This type of disabled parking bay is provided for general use outside the following places:
To apply for a dedicated permit holders bay, the applicant must hold a valid blue badge and be in receipt of or eligible to receive one of the following:
The applicant must also:
If you meet the above criteria, email the team for an application, giving your full name, address and contact phone number.
Applications take a minimum of three months to process.