Parking, roads and travel

Processing permit applications

Your permit will be issued as soon as possible if all required documentation has been provided - please don't call to check on its progress.

Apply for or renew a residents disabled parking place

We can provide car parking places for Blue Badge holders who do not have a driveway and have difficulty parking outside their home. 

Disabled Residents Parking Places (DRPP) are free of charge, but applicants must meet certain eligibility criteria.

How to apply

If you meet the eligibility criteria please complete the application form online using the button below. You will your Blue Badge number to complete your application.

Apply for a disabled residents parking place

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What happens next?

We will review your application and get in touch to arrange a site inspection to see if a DRPP is appropriate at the location requested.

After the site inspection, we will send you a letter to confirm if your request has been provisionally approved or refused and whether the bay marking is advisory or mandatory. You should receive this letter within two to three working days after the inspection. 

An advisory DRPP marking is not enforceable - the council or police cannot take action if a non-disabled or other disabled person parks in the space.

A mandatory DRPP marking is enforceable by law - can take action against anyone parking in the disabled bay without displaying a Blue Badge.

The current waiting time for disabled resident parking places is 6-12 months.

How to renew your DRPP

The DRPP must be renewed every three years. It will expire at the same time as your Blue Badge.

Apply to renew your DRPP permit

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Appeal a decision

Appeals should be emailed to or posted to:

Darren Tunstall
Blue Badge Team
Second Floor Mount Pleasant Car Park
L3 5RA