Explains what CPZ parking permits are, who qualifies to use them, how much permits cost, how often they need to be renewed, how many you can apply for, where and when you can park with a permit, where to display a permit, returning disused permits and steps the council takes to prevent misuse of permits.
A CPZ parking permit allows authorised drivers to park vehicles in restricted, marked areas in certain traffic-congested towns in the East Riding. Take a look at the CPZ locations.
Only certain people are allowed a permit, which they have to pay for, and all paper permits must be display on their vehicle. However, all virtual permits are kept electronically and you will not receive a paper permit.:
Residents currently living in a CPZ and who meet all of the following criteria can obtain a parking permit for a period of one year at a time:
* Your 'home' does not include a bed or makeshift bedroom in the back of an office or shop. A home is defined as a unique address where a group or family live together. Each separately addressed flat in the same building would be classed as a home and qualify for individual permits.
You will not qualify for a resident parking permit if any of the following apply:
Find out how you can apply for/renew a resident's parking permit and how much a resident's parking permits costs.
There are parking permits available to individual carers and agency or group service provider carers. If you receive care and you live within a CPZ you can also obtain a parking permit to hand to your carers as and when they arrive at your property to administer care.
Find out how to apply for a carer's permit and how much a carer's permit costs.
The council provides virtual parking permits for residents within CPZs who receive visitors. These are issued in bundles of permits valid for 35 individual days and each household is entitled to ten bundles a year.
The residents must select the required registration by login on to the virtual permit system to stipulate which registration the permit applies to at any given time, and activate the required amount of permits to cover the parking period through your MiPermit account.
Find out how to buy virtual visitors permits and how much a virtual visitor permits.
Permits are available when it is essential that contractors’ vehicles are parked close by, to allow access to heavy tools and other bulky equipment throughout the day whilst working at properties or businesses within the CPZ.
Find out how to apply for a contractor's permit and how much a contractor's permit costs.
Disabled badge holders do not require a virtual residents permit and can park in resident permit holder bays and time-limited bays, Blue Badge holders may park for free and without time limit.You must display the Blue Badge and follow the general parking rules for blue badge holders.
If you have a vehicle that is registered abroad you may apply for a 3 month temporary permit, however, in order to apply for a full resident parking permit, your vehicle must be registered in the UK.
Please use the application form below to apply for a 3 month temporary permit:
Foreign plate temporary parking permit (pdf 82kb opens in new window)
If you own a motorbike or moped you will require a virtual residents parking permit.
You will not receive a paper permit, your permit will be valid from the start date/time selected, when completing the form on your Mipermit account.
It depends on which type of permit you have:
* A reminder will be sent two weeks before your residents permit is due to expire via email. Please note: A valid email address is required on your Mipermit account, in-order to receive this service.
Read about renewing your permit and permit costs.
Residents living in a CPZ can apply for two permits per household. In addition, the Mipermit virtual (paperless) permit system will enable you to change your vehicle registrations as many times as you require.
However, only one vehicle registration will be valid per permit, residents must select the required registration by login on to the virtual permit system to activate the required registration the permit applies to at any given time, through your Mipermit account.
Residents that require two vehicles to be parked at the same time within the CPZ area will be able to purchase a second permit.
A resident parking permit is only valid within the town where you live which will be displayed on your permit. If you have a valid CPZ resident parking permit, you can park in any area of the CPZ (except in Bridlington where you must park in either Zone A or Zone B as indicated on your permit) displaying "Except Resident Permit Holders" signs.
You must ensure you:
Please note: having a parking permit does not guarantee that you will have a parking space.
For all paper parking permits
You must secure your permit on the passenger side of the vehicle’s windscreen so that all the details are clearly visible. You are responsible for making sure that the permit can be seen clearly at all times.
Motorcycle permits must be kept in a safe place (inside your home, not on the motorcycle itself) but have it available to produce on the request of a Civil Enforcement Officer.
Please note: If it is not clearly displayed, you may receive a penalty charge notice.
For all virtual parking permits (Mipermit)
Please note: you will not receive a paper permit as the virtual permit system (Mipermit) is paperless and permits are kept electronically.
If you no longer need your permit (eg you no longer have a vehicle), or are no longer eligible for a permit (eg you move house),
If you have any questions or need any help with cancelling your permit on your Mipermit account please telephone the virtual permit help line on 0345 520 7007.
These calls cost the same as a national rate call and when called from a mobile phone will be included in your minutes package (if applicable).
Permits PO Box 299 Beverley HU17 6FH
Refunds will not be given under any circumstances.
Fake/copied parking permits can be identified easily due to their lack of a design detail such as the hologram on a valid permit. Certain evidence must be provided to obtain a parking permit.
Details of the evidence requirements can be obtained through the relevant parking permit’s guidance notes.
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