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Street parking - residential disabled parking bays
In certain circumstances, 'on-street' parking bays can be implemented in residential areas for the use of disabled drivers who are Blue Badge holders. These bays provide on street parking for Blue Badge holders who do not have access to off street parking such as a drive or garage outside or near to their home.
Residential disabled parking bays may be permitted where they:
Residential disabled parking bays will not be permitted where there are:
There is no cost for provision of a residential disabled parking bay, however, the number of bays that can be provided in any year will be limited by the funding available.
If a pathway or dropped kerb is required to access the residential disabled parking bay, the funding of such works will be the responsibility of the applicant. The County Council will not meet the cost of such works.
All requests for a residential disabled parking bay will face a two stage assessment process
Removal of Residential Disabled Parking Bays
If you no longer require a residential disabled parking bay due to a change of personal circumstances, please notify the County Council so that we can arrange for it to be removed.
The County Council has the authority to remove any residential disabled parking bay in future if any of the Eligibility Criteria or Highway Specific Conditions are no longer satisfied or appropriate.
Residential disabled parking bays - frequently asked questions