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Apply for a parking suspension

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A suspension will normally be granted by the day, during the prescribed hours. Under certain conditions they may be granted for longer, although this will not usually be for more than seven consecutive days.

Further extensions would require a new application to be made, in order to allow the Council to review parking safety and traffic conditions. Notice of intended renewals should be made five working days before the renewal date.

It will normally take 10 working days for a parking suspension to be processed and advertised on site. Genuine emergencies will be processed as a matter of urgency and will not be subject to the notice period.

The Council reserves the right to reject any application.

Suspension administration fees;

  • £55 per suspension for the first day, per bay;
  • £25 per subsequent day per bay.

Please contact Parking Services for further information or complete and return the suspension application form.

You may also require a dispensation to park in a suspended bay - the fee for this is £10 per week (7 days). To find out more about dispensations or to make an application visit our Dispensation page.