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Resident parking permits

Overview

We operate residents-only parking schemes in some areas of Oakham and Uppingham. You can find out which areas the schemes cover and how to apply for a permit in this guide.

The permit will let you park in any spaces reserved for permit holders in the zone you have a valid permit for. These spaces are signed.

To apply for a permit, you must:

  • be a full-time, permanent resident at an address included in a scheme
  • have insufficient off-street parking for the vehicles registered to your address - for example you have three cars registered, but off-street parking for only two

Your vehicle must not weigh more than 3,500 kilograms (gross vehicle weight).

We will not issue a permit if you've got a drive or garage that you're using for anything other than parking a vehicle. If your garage is smaller than 2.4 metres by 4.8 metres, this may not be considered when you apply. 

The permit scheme is not open to businesses.

Administration charge

You can find the administration charge for permits on the relevant permit page in this guide.

Permit holder responsibilities

If you hold a resident parking permit, it's your responsibility to make sure:

  • your permit is valid
  • your permit has not expired
  • the registration number is correct
  • your permit is used correctly, as per the conditions of issue

We may withdraw or invalidate your permit if we find that:

  • you've not followed the guidelines for use
  • you're no longer eligible to hold a permit
  • you've altered or defaced the permit
  • you've given the permit to an unauthorised user

Renewing or updating your permit

Permits are valid for one year.

It's your responsibility to renew your permit.

If you change your vehicle, you will need to return your old permit to: Rutland County Council, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP. You will also need to email a copy of your DVLA registration document to: enquiries@rutland.gov.uk

Blue Badges

If you have a Blue Badge, you can park in any resident or dual use bays at any time for as long as you wish.

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