Trade parking permits
If you are a resident or business and a tradesperson is carrying out work at your property, you can apply for a trade parking permit which will allow them to park in the resident parking zone in which your property is located.
If you are a trades person/contractor you can apply directly for a trade permit but you must provide written proof from the property resident/owner/landlord or business that works are being carried out in their behalf
Trade permits can be purchased for £2.30 a day or £11.50 a week.
When you apply, you will need to provide the following documents:
- Resident of the property: Please provide current proof of address i.e. driving licence, council tax bill, bank statement ( dated within 3mths), utility bill (dated within 3mths), lease/rental agreement
- Owner Landlord or Business: If you are the owner or the Landlord of the property requiring trade permits, but you do not reside at the property, you will need to submit written proof of ownership or a lease confirming your connection to the address. If you are a business applicant proof of occupation such as a current National Non-domestic Rates account ( business rates) will need to be provided
- Tradesman: If works are being carried out for a 3rd party written proof this will need to be submitted which must be signed & dated by the owner, landlord, resident or business for whom the work is being carried out. Hand written documents will not be accepted. Any proof of works, job orders or invoices must be on headed stationery with hand written documents not being acceptable
- Proof of works being carried out: All proof of the works being carried out must be on headed stationery with hand written documents not being acceptable. Invoices must be on headed stationery and hand written documents will not be accepted. The proof of works letter or invoice must confirm that works being carried out coincide with the dates for which a Trade Permit is being applied for.
It is the sole responsibility of the trade permit applicant to ensure that they have supplied the correct dates for which the permit is needed. Once purchased trade permits are not refundable nor can they be amended for different dates.
Trade permits are not valid for vehicles which exceed 2.3m in height and/or 5.3m in length. It is the sole responsibility of the trade permit applicant to ensure that vehicles for which they apply for permits do not exceed these vehicle dimensions. If a vehicle does exceed these dimensions the permit will be invalid and the vehicle can be enforced against