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Apply for a resident permit - Clarendon Park experimental scheme

Find out what documents you will need to apply for a residential permit for the Clarendon Park experimental scheme.

What permits are available?

A valid permit must be displayed at all times. The following permits are available:

  • A resident’s permit is vehicle specific and issued to residents who drive a vehicle which is kept in the experimental parking zone. Only one resident’s parking permit can be issued per household at Fleetwood Court if there are two vehicles at the property. A household with only one vehicle will not be entitled to a permit.
  • A carer/state pensioner permit is not vehicle specific. Only one carer/state pensioner permit can be issued per household. This may be used for visitors parking in the area during the restricted times.
  • A visitor voucher permit costs £1 per voucher. Vouchers are available in booklets of 25 and one booklet can be issued per household per year.

What type of proof documents will I need to provide?

When submitting a permit application for the first time you will need to upload proofs.

Permit type Required proofs
Resident permit

Two proofs of residency and one proof of vehicle ownership

Free resident’s permit for Blue Badge holders-drivers Two proofs of residency, one proof of vehicle ownership and both sides of Blue Badge
Free permit for residents of State Pension age Two proofs of residency and one proof of State Pension age
Free permit for residents requiring regular carer attendance

Proof of requiring regular carer attendance

Visitor voucher booklet

Two proofs of residency


Please note

We may make additional checks to confirm your eligibility and may request additional proofs at any time. Failure to provide these proofs may result in the refusal of the application or invalidation of the current permit. Therefore, please allow sufficient time for your permit application. We will not be responsible for any Penalty Charge Notices received due to delay.

Proofs of residency

Please provide two of the following documents, showing your name and address in the zone (Students can provide a tenancy agreement and a letter from university/college if no other documents are available. This can be obtained from a Student Administration Support Office):

  • Utility bill (less than three months old)
  • Telephone bill (less than three months old)
  • Payslip (less than three months old)
  • Bank statement (less than three months old)
  • Benefits notification letter (less than 12 months old)
  • Signed current Tenancy Agreement
  • Council Tax bill (less than 12 months old)
  • Valid driving licence

Proof of vehicle ownership

Please provide one of the following documents, showing your name, address in the zone and a vehicle registration number:

  • DVLA registration certificate V5C
  • Insurance document showing your name as a main policy holder or named driver
  • Lease/hire/finance agreement (please also provide your insurance schedule)
  • Letter from your insurance company confirming that the vehicle is kept at your address. For company vehicles: letter on company headed paper stating vehicle is kept at your address and a copy of company’s motor insurance certificate
  • For company vehicles: letter on company headed paper stating vehicle is kept at your address and a copy of company’s motor insurance certificate

Proof of State Pension age

Please provide one of the following documents, showing your name and date of birth:

  • Valid passport
  • Valid driving licence
  • State Pension notification letter from DWP
  • Birth certificate

Proof of requiring regular carer attendance

Please provide the following:

  • Care plan showing your name and address or
  • If your relative is caring for you, please provide a letter from DWP confirming that you receive one of the following (the letter must show your name and address):
    • Personal Independence Payment - daily living component;
    • Disability Living Allowance - the middle or highest care rate;
    • Attendance Allowance or
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment
  • In addition you will need to provide a letter from the DWP confirming that your relative is in receipt of Carer’s Allowance (the letter must show your name).
  • If your carer is in receipt of the State Pension, please provide their pension letter showing that a carer’s premium/addition is being paid.

How to apply

To apply, please see the quick link at the top of this page.


Replacing or cancelling permits

All permit replacement requests must be submitted online.

You will need your permit number and PIN number, which can be found in a letter which came with your permit. Lost and defaced resident’s permits and defaced carer/state pensioner permits are replaced free of charge. To receive a replacement, please post a defaced permit to Parking Services, PO Box 8459, Leicester LE1 8AW. Once received, we will post you a replacement. There is a £10 charge for replacement of lost carer/state pensioner permits. We do not replace lost or defaced visitor vouchers.

Please note, only two replacements of lost carer/state pensioner permits will be issued at the discretion of the council. If you lose your permit a third time, we will not replace it and you will need to wait until the permit expires to apply for a new one. Any fraudulent use of permits will lead to enforcement action.

All permit replacement requests must be submitted online.

You will need your permit number and PIN number, which can be found in a letter which came with your permit. After submitting an online request please return your current permit together with proof of ownership for your new vehicle by posting it to Parking Services, PO Box 8459, Leicester LE1 8AW.

Once received, we will post you your new permit. Please note, you will not be able to park in the residents parking zone without a valid permit or with the permit with a registration number for your previous vehicle. You will need to park outside of the residents parking zone, until you have received and displayed your new resident’s permit.

All cancellation requests must be submitted online.

You will need your permit number and PIN number, which can be found in a letter which came with your permit.

After submitting an online request please post the permit to Parking Services, PO Box 8459, Leicester LE1 8AW.

 


Have a question?

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