Skip to content
Do It Online   |  Planning   |  Council Tax   |  Bins and recycling   |  Parking and Roads   |  Housing
Contact Customer Services

Parking Permits

Parking permits are available in the residential areas of Swale where on-street parking is limited. The scheme aims to reduce casual, commuter parking and improve parking availability for local residents.

If you want to park in a bay, within a resident parking zone, you will need to apply for a permit.

There will be signs in the zone to confirm the parking restriction(s) and advise how long you can stay before either moving your car or displaying a valid permit.

Permits are charged at £40.00 each. The charge covers admin and civil parking enforcement costs associated with operating the scheme. A permit holder is not guaranteed a space.

Please note: parking within the following roads at Faversham is only permitted for vehicles displaying either a valid Zone B permit or a valid 1 hour parking voucher (a maximum of two vouchers may be displayed at any one time, permitting parking up to 2 hours): Newton Road, Saxon Road, Roman Road, Norman Road and Stone Street.

Time plates are put up in a permit zone verifying the relevant waiting restrictions. Non-permit holders are advised that visitor vouchers may be purchased locally to validate parking at:

 Vouchers are charged at 80p each, or alternatively, available in books of ten vouchers.

Renew

Parking permits are renewed every year. The onus to renew a permit before it expires rests with the holder.

Renewals may be completed and paid for over the phone by calling Customer Services on 01795 417850. Alternatively, for customers who can only pay by cash, a Pay Point letter may be obtained at the Alexander Centre which will enable payment to be made via a local retailer.

Renewed permit(s) should be received within seven days.

Change of vehicle

A new permit must be obtained in the event of a change of vehicle and will be issued free of charge for the unexpired period of the original permit, subject to one change in any one permit period; additional changes will be subject to a charge of £10.00.

Any change of vehicle must be notified to the civil enforcement office immediately. Evidence of the updated V5 registration document or insurance documents are required to issue a new permit. The old permit must be returned, otherwise there will be a charge of £10.00.

Replace

If a permit is lost, stolen or destroyed the holder shall notify the Council immediately and the permit shall cease to be valid. An application form for the issue of a replacement permit will be sent on request. A permit will be issued for the unexpired period of the original permit and an administration charge of £10.00 will be made.

Download Parking Permit application forms:

Form - Season Parking Permit

Download the Parking Season Permit application/renewal form (PDF).

Form - Residents' / Business Parking for Sittingbourne

Download the Sittingbourne Residents' and Business 'On Street' parking application form (PDF).

Form - Residents' / Business Parking for Faversham

Download the Faversham Residents and Business 'On Street' parking application form (PDF).
Feedback form:
Was this information helpful?
Thanks for letting us know your views!
This feedback will be used to improve our online service. We cannot respond to specific requests.
Yes
It's good but
No  
How can we make this section better?
A to Z of Services :
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z