Street parking, permits and visitor vouchers

Residents living in the parking zones listed below can buy parking permits and visitor vouchers online. Some zones allow two permits per household where space allows. Senior citizens who do not have a car can apply for a free permit for their visitors. Disabled badge holders are eligible to a free permit.

All permit and voucher costs are within the terms and conditions of permit use in the links below. You can check your zone by using the Find my Nearest tool.

More information about street parking (neighbourhood parking schemes) and permits

COVID-19 Ministry of Housing, communities and local government (MHCLG) Permits

MHCLG permits are issued by the local NHS trust to qualifying staff of local NHS centres and practices, health and social care workers or if you are an NHS volunteer responder.  MHCLG permit holders must comply with the terms and conditions at all times.

The permit can only be used when you are on official duty and will not therefore be accepted during leisure activities or whilst off duty.  If misuse or apparent failure to observe the terms and conditions is witnessed a Penalty Charge Notice may be issued.  More information in relation to the MHCLG permits including the terms of use can found by visiting GOV.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19): health, care and volunteer workers parking pass and concessions

Please note: MHCLG permits are not issued by West Suffolk Council 

Temporary permits for contractors

  • Tradesmen and contractors can apply for a temporary parking permit online.
  • A maximum of three Temporary Contractor Permits is allowed per road.
  • If you do not receive a response within the allotted period, then your application has been declined.
  • Please note that we cannot respond to each application individually due to the volume of applications that we receive.

Residential and business waiver permit

These are for specific areas, please read the terms and conditions before making an application. Any application that is submitted without relevant evidence will be declined.

Permits and visitor vouchers for Bury St Edmunds

When ordering a permit please allow 10 working days for processing and delivery time.

Permits for Haverhill