Get a parking permit
A parking permit scheme is in operation in some residential streets in Leicester. A resident parking permit costs £25 and lasts for 12 months. Applications for residents' permits can be made online.
Where are the permit zones?
You can download a list of eligible addresses at the bottom of this page. You'll also find guidance notes on applying for the permits in each of the areas.
Other types of permit
Each household can apply for five free visitors permits every year. You can also buy 15 visitor parking permits (scratchcards) per week at a cost of £1 per permit. These are free of charge for over 60's.
Charities, community centres and religious organisations are entitled to three permits a year, at a cost of £25 each. To apply contact us on 0116 454 6300.
Applications for business permits can be made online. Applications for maintenance permits can only be made by post or in person. Both forms can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.
Contractors permits (parking in pay and display bays)
Day and weekly permits are available for contractor vans and estate cars, which are sign liveried or display an A4 laminated company sign on the dashboard.
Day permits can be obtained free of charge by calling 0116 299 5063 (max one per week).
Weekly permits can be obtained at a cost of £20 each and are valid Monday to Friday only. These are available from Customer services, 91 Granby Street, Leicester, LE1 6FB. You will be required to provide proof of works and location.
If you have any questions with regards to permits, please email us.