Apply for a Council Residents’ Parking Permit

Types of City Council Parking Permits

Resident Permit 

You will be offered this permit if you are a resident or leaseholder with Oxford City Council. In some areas, homeowners may be eligible for a permit. Vehicle details are registered with our contractor who use Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) to check if a vehicle is registered . Permits are valid for a maximum of two years. We will contact you before your permit expires.

Visitors’ Permits

In most locations, eligible residents will also be provided with visitors’ permits. We have two types of visitor permits: 

Three hours
Overnight (3:00pm – 10:00am)

Visitor permits must be clearly displayed in vehicles

Carers’ Permit 

Carers’ Permits are available for registered care providers who need to park in housing parking locations when visiting their clients. Carer Permits for family members are also available in certain circumstances. Carer Permits must be clearly displayed in vehicles. Please contact us to discuss your requirements for Carer Permits.

Holiday Permit

Holiday Permits are available where family are visiting for longer periods. Holiday permits are usually provided for up to two weeks.  Holiday Permits must be clearly displayed in vehicles. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.