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Parking permits and waivers

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Apply for season tickets, residents, tradesmen and business permits.

See also, Parking Permit Areas for council tenants and leaseholders.

For permits to place a skip on the highway visit the Suffolk County Council website.

You can apply for a suspension when a restricted bay needs to be reserved for a specific reason, such as moving house.
Ipswich has four residents' parking zones.
If you live permanently in a Residents' Parking Zone you can buy an annual residents' permit for your household. You can also buy daily permits for your visitors. Businesses in the residents' zone can also buy residents' permits.
How to purchase a season ticket for West End Road, Great Gipping Street, Portman Road or New Portman Road car park.
Tradespersons working in Residents' Parking Zones 1 - 4 may apply for a weekly exemption permit. Booklets of five daily permits are also available.
If you held a Zone 1 Residents’ parking permit between 24th April 2009 and 13th August 2014 you may be entitled to a full or partial refund of the fees you paid.
Certain statutory services can apply for an Exemption Permit for use in Residents Parking Zones 1 - 4.
FAQ's on the virtual resident permits.
Ipswich Borough Council is making it easier for you to buy and renew your resident and visitor parking permits.

Contact Details

Ipswich Parking Services,
PO Box 668,

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01473 432840