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Car Park Tickets and Permits

Reduced price season tickets

Park for less than £1 per day

We're running a trial of reduced annual season ticket charges until the end of March.  This is totally separate from the tickets detailed below.  To find out more, see the reduced season tickets page.

How to purchase longer term tickets and permits

To apply for a new parking permit please see car park tickets and permits options which provides a simple guide on the majority of available parking options, from hourly through to 12 month permits.

You can also renew an existing permit, or use this link if you need information on residents on street parking permits

Please note that hourly and daily tickets can be readily purchased at the parking meter and don't have to be bought through the Parking Permit team or One Stop Shops. It is also possible to purchase weekly tickets (specific to one car park only) at many of our Pay and Display machines. There are however some machines where this facility is not possible, so if you wish to purchase one please check its availability first. This can be done by clicking on the link Car park locations, charges and facilities, finding the car park you wish to visit and looking at the tariff list .

Season tickets

If you use a long stay car park frequently you can make great financial savings by purchasing a season ticket - pay one fee and you can choose up to four car parks across the county in which you can park.  If you wish to purchase a season ticket please view the Season Ticket Car Park groups and fees.

Rover tickets

A rover ticket allows you to use a lot of different long stay car parks across the county. There is an option of purchasing a weekly rover ticket, which may be beneficial if you are visiting the county and going to different areas. Please view more information on countywide rover tickets.  In addition we have a 24 hour countywide Coach rover ticket available, see Coach rover ticket.

New Permits

If you have a query you can contact the team through the email address/ number on this page or by filling out the Parking Permit enquiry form.   The team can offer you advice on the best purchase option for you, answer specific enquiries and begin the process of issuing you with a permit.

Please note that if you are purchasing a long term permit for the first time you will need to make alternatives arrangements for parking until the permit is received via post. The Parking permits you receive in these circumstances will be dated from the date of issue not the payment date. 

One Stop Shops

The staff can sell and issue you with a Countywide weekly Rover tickets so that you can start to use it straight away.

For all other duration tickets e.g Season tickets you can visit a One Stop Shop and the staff will be able to assist you start off the purchasing process and can also complete payments. You will however not be given your ticket that day.  The member of staff may complete an electronic form taking all your details necessary or connect you by telephone direct to the Parking Permits team.  

All forms of payment can be accepted at the One Stop Shops although card payments are preferred.

For existing permits you can contact the Parking Permits team direct through the email address/phone number on this page or by filling out the Parking Permit enquiry form. Only card and cheque payments are possible using this method.  Please note that the permit will have to be posted, and you need to allow time for it to reach you. 

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