You can apply for a commercial parking permit if your work means you need to visit residential or business premises within a residents' priority parking scheme (ResPark) zone.

Return your application with evidence of your eligibility and the correct payment.

You can apply for a permit which covers either one specific parking zone or all resident parking zones.

A maximum of one commercial parking permit is allowed per business.

Map of all ResPark zones


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You can zoom in on the map to view the locations of residents' priority parking scheme (ResPark) zones in York.

Click on individual zones to see more details.

Use the map search bar to search by postcode or street name to see which ResPark zone (or zones) you require access to.

Cost of commercial parking permits

You can have a permit for 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. The cost of your permit depends on how long you want the permit for.

There are different charges depending on whether you wish to park in just one ResPark zone, or all zones.

Commercial parking permit discounts

There are 2 different rates available depending on the level of emissions that your vehicle produces and the size of your vehicle.

Discounted rate

You may be eligible for a discount dependent on your vehicle type:

You can find vehicle tax information on a new or used car online from the Vehicle Certification Agency.

Standard rate

You'll be charged the standard rate for any vehicles which don't qualify for the discounted rate.

Commercial permit rates for one zone only

Number of months

Discounted Standard
3 Months £19.25 £38.75
6 Months £38.50 £77.50
9 Months £57.75 £116.25
12 Months £77.00 £155.00

Commercial permit rates for all zones

Number of months

Discounted Standard
3 Months £75.00 £150.00
6 Months £150.00 £300.00
9 Months £225.00 £450.00
12 Months £300.00 £600.00

Changes to your vehicle details

If you're receiving a short car or low emission discount then your permit will be vehicle-specific.

This means that any change to your vehicle details will require a replacement permit, regardless of whether the new vehicle is also eligible for a discount.

You'll need to:

  • return your permit before a replacement can be issued
  • include a letter explaining why you're returning your permit
  • provide the new vehicle details
  • include the vehicle registration document relating to the new vehicle (if the new vehicle is eligible for a discount)
  • make a top-up payment for the remaining period of cover (if the new vehicle is not eligible for a discount)
  • include a covering letter from the lease company or your employer confirming that you are allowed to use the vehicle (if the new vehicle is a lease/company vehicle)

The replacement will be issued with the same expiry date as the previous permit. Please allow 10 working days for receipt.

Until you receive your replacement permit, you'll be unable to park your new vehicle within the ResPark zone.

If you come in to our Customer Centre a new one can be issued to you then and there - so you won't have to wait for a replacement.

If you want to update your permit in person, please ensure that you bring:

  • your old permit
  • any required documents
  • a method of payment (if applicable)

Cancelling your permit

You can cancel your parking permit at any time, and you'll be issued with a pro-rata refund for any time remaining on the permit.

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