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 five residents' parking zones.
A tradesperson working in Residents' Parking Zones may apply for a weekly exemption permit. Booklets of five daily permits are also available.
Certain statutory services or care providers can apply for an Carers Permit for use in Residents Parking Zones.
Ipswich Borough Council operates a virtual permit scheme. Using a secure online MiPermit account, you can set up your residents' and visitor permits and pay by credit/debit card at any time.
How to purchase a season ticket for West End Road, Princes Street , Norwich Road Shoppers, Fore Street, Portman Road A, B, C and D car parks.
We offer parking permits to some primary schools that are situated within Resident’s Parking Zones.
Frequently asked questions on virtual residents' permits.
A parking dispensation is a special permit which allows a vehicle to be parked where restrictions would not normally allow it. Dispensations are only issued when there is no viable alternative.
Residents at the following addresses can apply for a Residents Permit for Wilberforce Street Car Park.


Contact Details

Ipswich Parking Services,
PO Box 668,

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01473 432840