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Types of permit

Parking permits allow you to park in car parks or on-street areas where a permit is required, otherwise known as controlled parking zones.

Controlled parking zones can be identified in Medway by this sign:

Permit holders only sign

There are different types of permit you can buy:

  • Resident permits - If your home address is in an area where parking permits are required, you can buy a resident parking permit. This will allow you to park in a resident permit space.
  • Visitor permits - Residents in a permit area can buy one visitor permit per property. This can be used on any vehicle and will allow any visitor who comes to your property to park in a resident permit space.
  • Business permits - Any business in Medway or professionals carrying out work in the area can buy a business permit. You can choose from a permit for one single parking zone or for all parking zones in Medway.
  • Carer permits - These permits are for professionals who need to park in a permit area to provide help and care in the community. Restricted to a maximum stay of 2 hours.
  • Late night permits - These allow the permit holder to park in a single car park between 7pm and 9am. You can only use the car park specified on the permit.
  • Worshippers permit – This permit allows residents with a faith to park in the permit area nearest to their place of worship. The permit can only be assigned to one day of the week and used during a 3-hour time slot.