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Community Services Parking Permit

Community Services permits are not valid when parked outside your normal place of work and cannot be used in Dover District Council car parks.

The permit can be used on street under the following conditions:

  • When on Community duties, such as visiting patients, this permit exempts the permit holder from:
    • Time limited waiting restrictions that are applicable to other road users
    • Pay & display areas (On-Street only)
  • The permit may be used on yellow lines, but ONLY in cases of an emergency.
  • The permit is only valid for the vehicle specified.
  • £80 for two years
  • The permit is valid for 24-months, 
  • Customer will need to set up an account online and then complete an application form, supply proof that they carry out community work either for the NHS or other agencies, they will then need to pay the fee for the 24 months.
  • Permits are only available for motorcars, motorcycles (with or without) sidecar and light vans not exceeding 3,500 kgs in weight, 5.55m long, 2.5m high* or 2.1m wide excluding wing mirrors. 
  • Dover District Council operate a VIRTUAL permit scheme where you can have two registrations on a permit, but only one car can use the permit at any time. You will need to log into your on-line account (daily, if need be) and “tick” whichever vehicle needs to be covered by the permit on any particular day.
  • Any contravention of the conditions of the Traffic Order (which is available for inspection during working hours at the Council’s local offices) will render the permit invalid and the permit will be withdrawn.
  • The purchase of a permit does not guarantee the availability of a parking space.
  • The permit system will send the permit holder a reminder one month before the permit expires however the responsibility to renew any Permit on its expiry rests with the Permit Holder.
  • To qualify for a permit, vehicles must be taxed and have a current MOT.  If a vehicle is found to not be taxed or have a valid MOT, the permit may be withdrawn/refused.

Any contravention of the conditions of the Traffic Order, (which is available for inspection during working hours at The Council’s local offices) will render the permit invalid and the permit will be withdrawn

 

Apply

Online Permit Portal

Please complete the application form and send to:

Email: parkingservices@dover.gov.uk 

Post: Parking Services, Dover District Council, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover CT16 3PJ

 

Contact

Email: parkingservices@dover.gov.uk

Tel: 01304 872459