Apply for a parking bay suspension

Applications resume

Applications have now resumed. However, we may not be able to process the date you request due to further strike action from our contractor. Suspensions between 15 and 20 August may be affected.

Use this form to apply for the suspension of a domestic parking bay only. This form is not to be used for bay suspensions associated with skip materials or structure licences.

Applications resume

Applications have now resumed. However, we may not be able to process the date you request as our contractor has scheduled further strike action for 12 and 15 August 2022.

As we work in date order this may affect suspension dates from 15 to 20 August 2022. We will contact you via email to request payment or to refuse the application if it cannot be processed.

Before you start

Ensure you have read and understood the criteria for suspensions before completing and submitting this application form. You must also be aware of the information below, including your responsibilities, what happens after you submit your application, and  how to cancel or alter your licence.

Timescales

We do not count Bank and Public Holidays or Saturday and Sundays as notification days, so you should take these into account when making a request.

  • You are required to apply five clear working days before you want the licence to start. The day of submission is not included in the notice period
  • Your application must be received by 3pm on the day of submission for it to be accepted for that day. If your application is received after this time it will be deemed as received the next working day therefore the start date will change

Your responsibilities

  • Once you submit your application it will be placed in pending for processing
  • All the information requested must be fully completed as we will return your application form if it is incomplete
  • Submission of the form is not an agreement or confirmation of the suspension request
  • Once the payment email has been sent to you, this is considered as application processed, an admin fee will apply at this stage
  • We will refuse applications if we deem the location is unsuitable
  • We will refuse applications if the bay has already been suspended by another applicant
  • The number of parking bays requested for the first day must remain the same for all consecutive days

Fees

All fees are valid from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023. 

Suspension within a Controlled Parking Zone:

  • First Day: £37.00 (per 5 metre space)
  • Additional Consecutive Days: £30.00 (per 5 metre space)

Yellow Line Waiver (wavier subject to approval)/non CPZ suspensions:

  • £55.50 (First 5 metre space per day)
  • £55.50 (each additional 5 metre space per day)

The number of parking bays requested for the first day must remain the same for all consecutive days.

Administration charge for cancellations/alterations (one sign for every 15m suspended):

  • Admin fee: £54.50
  • Signage fee: £11.60 

What happens next

Suspension must be used for the purpose for which has been approved by the Council.

Parking may not be resumed if a job is completed earlier than anticipated as the bay remains suspended for the reason and duration shown on the sign.

Find out how we suspend parking spaces.

The Council will not issue refunds on any suspensions which have been correctly signposted, and where the suspended bays were blocked by other motorists, skips, materials etc.

Start application

Cancellations and alterations

View what to do if you need to cancel or alter a licence.