Parking and travel

Available parking permits

We issue a wide range of parking permits for use in York for York residents, non-residents and business users:

The permits we issue can be used for parking in a number of locations, including:

  • car parks
  • on-street pay and display bays
  • on-street in residential areas
  • the city centre

The available types are dependent on a number of factors, including:

  • whether you are a York resident
  • your address in York
  • your own parking requirements

Many of the permits we issue can be purchased at discounted rates, dependent on your vehicle type:

Residents' priority parking scheme

The residents' priority parking scheme (ResPark) restricts parking in some areas of York, known as ResPark zones.

All ResPark zones are marked with signs detailing the local restrictions, which can vary between zones.

Parking within ResPark zones is limited to those who are resident within the zone, or have a business connection to a property within the zone.

Permits available to residents who live within a ResPark zone include:

Business-related ResPark permits include:

See details of resident parking permit costs.

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Other residents' parking information

Not all residents with ResPark zones are eligible for the residents' priority parking scheme, due to restrictions with available parking in York. This particularly applies to those within new, larger housing developments.

However, other parking solutions are available to those excluded from the ResPark scheme:

Residents of the Badger Hill area in York are eligible for a special on-street parking permit. This permit is separate to the overall ResPark scheme:

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Car parks and on-street parking permits

A number of different permits are available offering discounted parking in our car parks, or on-street parking bays.

Parking discounts for York residents

Parking discounts for residents and non-residents

See details of car park and on-street parking permit costs.

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Disabled parking

We want York to be accessible to all residents and visitors.

A number of measures have been taken to assist disabled drivers, and those who provide support or assistance:

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Also see

Parking Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551309