Parking and permits

Resident parking permit costs

See details of the costs for residents' priority parking scheme (ResPark) permits, including:

The availability of discounted or premium rates for parking permits depends on your vehicle type, and whether you're eligible for low emission vehicle parking discounts.

This is with the exception of visitor parking permits, where discounted rates are available for certain customers based on eligibility criteria.


Business permit costs

See further information about business permits.

Please note that only 1 permit can be issued per business address and no visitor parking permits can be purchased.

Charges for business permits

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate
12 months £220.00 £440.00

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Commercial parking permit costs

See further information about commercial parking permits.

Please note that a maximum of 1 commercial parking permit is allowed per business.

Commercial permit charges for 1 ResPark zone only

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate
12 months £81.25 £162.50

Commercial permit charges for all ResPark zones

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate
12 months £320.00 £640.00

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Commercial parking permit - schools costs

See further information about commercial parking permits - schools.

Commercial permit - schools charges

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate
12 months £50.00 £100.00

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Community parking permit costs

See further information about community parking permits.

Charges for annual community permits.

Permit type Discounted rate Standard rate
Annual community permit £28.50 £57.00

Charges for daily community permits.

Permit type Charity rate Standard rate
Daily community permits (book of 20) £6.00 £25.00

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Daily property parking permit costs

See further information about daily property parking permits (builders' permits).

Charges for daily property parking permits

Permit type Standard rate Discounted rate
Daily property permit £3.40 £1.70

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Guest house parking permit costs

See further information about guest house permits.

Please note that the initial cost of your guest house parking permit depends on when you want to buy it and which zone the permit is for.

Standard charges for guesthouse permits

Number of months Permit cost
3 months £115.00
12 months £440.00

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HMO parking permit costs

See further information about HMO parking permits.

HMO permit costs should be the same for each new applicant, even if other residents on separate tenancies at the property already hold a permit.

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate
3 months £22.50 £48.00
12 months £87.50 £175.00

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Household parking permit costs

See further information about household and additional vehicle parking permits.

Charges for first household permit at an address

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate Premium rate
Temporary permit (1 month) £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
3 months £15.25 £30.50 £42.00
12 months £49.98 £99.95 £139.00

Charges for second household permit at an address (first additional permit)

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate Premium rate
Temporary permit (1 month) £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
3 months £30.50 £60.00 £81.00
12 months £100.00 £200.00 £280.00

Charges for third household permit at an address (second additional permit)

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate Premium rate
Temporary permit (1 month) £34.00 £34.00 £34.00
3 months £51.00 £110.00 £150.00
12 months £195.00 £400.00 £560.00

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Landlord permit costs

See further information about landlord and management agent permits.

Charges for landlord and management agent permits

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate Premium rate
12 months £87.50 £175.00 £216.00

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Property renovation parking permit costs

See further information about property parking permits.

Charges for property renovation parking permits

Permit type Standard rate
3 month property permit £125.00

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Special control parking permit costs

See further information about special control parking permits.

Please note that only 1 permit can be issued per address and no visitor parking permits can be purchased. Permit holders may also be restricted to certain bays within a zone.

Charges for first special control permit at an address

Number of months Discounted rate Standard rate Premium rate
3 months £16.90 £33.00 £44.00
12 months £57.50 £115.00 £146.00

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Visitor parking permit costs

See further information about household visitor parking and about house in multiple occupancy (HMO) visitor parking.

Charges for visitor parking permit authorisation

When you buy a household parking permit or if you are the first person to purchase a House in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) parking permit, authorisation to purchase visitor parking permits is included free of charge with your permit.

If you do not own your own vehicle, you will need to purchase a proof of residency permit, or a HMO authorisation permit in order to purchase visitor parking permits.

Type of authorisation Standard charge Discounted charge
Paper authorisation card* £3.20 No charge
Digital proof of residency permit £3.20 No charge
Digital HMO authorisation permit £3.20 No charge

*Paper authorisation cards are no longer available to purchase. You will instead need to purchase a digital proof of residency permit, or a digital HMO authorisation permit.

Paper visitor parking permits

We're replacing paper visitor parking permits (scratch cards) with digital permits.

You're only able to purchase paper visitor parking permits if you hold one of the following, issued before September 2021:

  • a paper household parking permit
  • a paper HMO parking permit
  • a paper authorisation card

You will not be able to purchase digital visitor parking permits until after your paper permit or authorisation card has expired, at which point you will be asked to register an account on the digital Permit Portal if you still require permits at your address.

Charges for paper visitor permits (scratch cards)

Number of visitor permits Cost per book
Book of 5 permits £6.25
Book of 5 permits - discounted charge £1.50

See further information about household visitor parking permits and paper authorisation cards and visitor parking permits for HMO authorisation card holders.

Digital visitor parking permits

You're only able to purchase digital visitor parking permits if you hold one of the following, issued since September 2021:

  • a digital household parking permit
  • a digital HMO parking permit
  • a digital proof of residency permit (household)
  • a digital HMO authorisation permit

You will not be able to purchase paper visitor parking permits (scratch cards) if you have registered an account on the Digital Permit Portal.

Charges for digital visitor permits

Permit type Discounted rate Standard rate
Daily digital visitor parking permit 30p £1.25

See further information about household visitor parking permits and digital proof of residency permits and visitor parking permits for HMO authorisation permit holders.

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Also see

Parking Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551309