Only residents can purchase scratch-card Visitor Permits for their visitors to use. They are available in 2hr and 5 hr formats and are only valid for the purchasing resident’s visitors to park in their terrace roadway. Once issued, Visitor Permits are identifiable to an individual resident and are not transferable to other residents or users. They cannot be used to park legally in other terrace roadways.
What types of Visitor Permits are available?
There are two types of scratch-card Visitor Permits available – Blue 5 hour permits and Yellow 2 hour permits. Permits are valid from the time of completion for the duration printed on them.
Can Contractors use Blue 5hr Visitor Permits?
No – contractors cannot use Blue 5 hour Visitor Permits.
Visitors who drive commercial vehicles cannot use Visitor Permits.
How much do Visitor Permits cost?
Both the 2 hour and 5 hour short stay permits are sold in sheets of 3 permits to a sheet.
Yellow 2 hour Visitor Permits cost £3 per sheet (£1 per permit)
Blue 5 hour Visitor Permits cost £6 per sheet (£2 per permit)
What are the conditions of use?
Instructions and conditions of use are set out on the back of each permit
Can I use more than one permit to cover a period?
No – only one permit can be displayed in a vehicle at a time, so you cannot display two or more permits and stay longer than the duration of a single permit.
Who can use the blue 5 hour short stay permit?
Only guests of residents can be issued with the blue 5 hour permits. Blue Visitors Permits are not valid for use by contractors.
How many blue 5 hour short stay permits can I use a day?
Blue Visitors Permits cannot be used sequentially during the day to cover periods of longer than 5 hours. However, between 22:30 and 08:30 the following morning residents can issue two permits to cover an overnight period of up to 10 hours.
What happens if the short stay permits are misused?
Permits showing evidence of having had their details altered will be invalid and the vehicle will be parking illegally.
How many permits can I buy at a time?
It is currently possible to purchase up to 7 sheets of 2 hour and 7 sheets of 5 hour short stay permits per week.