About resident parking permits

A resident parking permit lets you park on the roads in the controlled parking zone (CPZ) where you live.

See information on parking permits if you live on an estate


You must live in a CPZ and be 17 or over.  


See how much your resident permit will cost.

Where you can park 

Find out which roads you can park on within your CPZ. You can park in: 

  • resident permit holder bay 
  • resident permit holder shared-use bay (resident permit and pay-by-phone) 
  • permit holder bay
  • permit holder shared-use bay (permit holder and pay-by-phone)

The permit isn’t valid in pay-by-phone only bays.

The permit does not provide exemption from Low Traffic Neighbourhood filters.

See what the parking bay signs look like.

How to apply for a resident permit


If you no longer need your permit, you can cancel it and may get a refund

Change permit details 

You can change your vehicle details or your address

Further help

If you need help to apply, please contact Customer Services on 020 8489 1000.

Terms and conditions 

Read the terms and conditions for parking permits.

Page last updated:

August 21, 2023