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Residential Parking Permit Terms and Conditions of Use

a) The permit shall be displayed in the protective cover in the front windscreen of the vehicle (Temporary Visitor Permits to be secured and displayed in a kerbside window) it refers to so that all of the particulars detailed on the permit are clearly visible.

b) The permit will only be valid when on display in the vehicle.

c) The permit will only be valid in respect of the vehicle, the registration number of which is detailed on the permit.

d) The permit when displayed shall only allow the vehicle to which it refers to park or wait in the Zone Area shown on the Permit in parking places at locations detailed in Table 1.

e) The permit holder shall surrender the permit to the Council in any of the following circumstances:

  • The permit holder ceases to be a resident.
  • The permit holder ceases to be the owner or authorised user of the vehicle in respect of which the permit was issued.
  • The vehicle in respect of which the permit was issued being adapted or used in such a manner that it no longer falls within the description of eligible vehicles described in section 2 of the Guidance Notes.

f) In connection with condition (e) above, the Council may by notice served on the permit holder at the address shown on the permit application form, or at any other address the permit holder resides, withdraw a permit if it appears to the Council that any of the events set out in that paragraph have occurred. Following service of the notice the permit holder must surrender the permit to the Council.

g) If a permit is lost or destroyed, mutilated or defaced, the permit holder may apply to the Council for the issue of a replacement permit. Upon being satisfied as to such loss or damage to the permit the Council will issue a replacement on payment of a charge of £5.00 to cover administration costs.

h) If a permit holder wishes to transfer the use of a permit to a different vehicle to that vehicle shown on the permit, the permit holder must surrender the permit to the Council and apply for a replacement. Upon being satisfied that the vehicle to which the permit is to be transferred falls within the categories of vehicles listed in section 2 of the Guidance Notes and is owned (as defined) by the permit holder, the Council will issue a replacement permit at no charge to the applicant. However if the permit is not surrendered at the time of the application for transfer, a charge of £5.00 will be made to the applicant for its replacement, to cover administration costs.

I) If the particulars on a permit become illegible through fading, the permit holder should surrender it to the Council and apply for the issue of a replacement permit at no charge to the applicant.

If you are in any doubt about the eligibility of your vehicle (e.g. courtesy car or temporary rental) or if you have any other query or questions about your application, please email permitcustomercare@ashford.gov.uk.