Visitor parking permit

Resident visitor

Visitor permits allow friends, relatives and tradesmen to park their vehicle (including motorcycles) near your home. Visitor permits are required on bank and public holidays.

Your zone determines the type of visitor permit available to you.

Zone Permit type Cost
Zone F, H or J

Daily visitor permit

Eligible properties can have 14 permits a fortnight. Each permit is valid for one date only.

£2 each
Zone CA to CE, X or W1 to W3

Yearly resident visitor permit

Eligible properties can have to two permits. Each permit is valid for 12 months.

£15 each
Any other zone/street

Resident visitor tickets

Eligible properties can have three books of 30 tickets a year (Jan to Dec). Each ticket is valid for one vehicle for one date only.

1st book £20 2nd book £35 3rd book £45

Apply for a permit

Please allow up to two working days for your online application to be processed. Your visitor permits will then be posted by 2nd class on the next working day.

Essential visitor permit

Residents who are in need of essential daily care by relatives or carers can apply for an essential visitor permit. You must be in receipt of attendance allowance or the disability living allowance care component.

A property is entitled to a maximum of one permit which is valid for 12 months.

Cost

Each permit costs £30 a year.

Apply for a permit

Please allow up to two working days for your online application to be processed. Your visitor permits will then be posted by 2nd class on the next working day.

Parking zone maps

Download a map of the parking zone you live in.

Terms and conditions

  • The permit address must be the resident’s sole or main residence where they live for a minimum of four nights a week.
  • All types of visitor permits are for use only by person(s) visiting the permit address and must not allow their visitors to park for the purpose of commuting. Essential visitor permits are for individuals providing the resident with essential care.
  • It is the resident’s responsibility to make their visitors aware of how to use the permit.
  • Plymouth City Council can't guarantee a parking space will always be available.
  • All types of visitor permits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • The Council may ask that you produce documentary evidence to demonstrate eligibility.
  • Plymouth City Council will process all information in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The authority will use any data collected for the purpose of processing and validating the relevant permit and other associated purposes. We are required by law to protect the public funds we administer. We may share/check this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud. These bodies include other council departments, other public authorities and other enforcement agencies.