This permit is available for clergy, carers, teachers and non-carers who need to park within a specific zone to carry out their day-to-day duties.
We request payment with your application to ensure that we can process successful applications as quickly as possible.
Should your application be refused we will let you know why. If you paid by cheque or postal order, these will not be cashed and will be destroyed securely. Your application and any proofs will also be securely deleted for your protection.
To qualify for an operational parking permit, you must have a valid operational reason for parking up to 3 hours within a Community Parking Zone (CPZ) during controlled hours, at a location other than your business or home address. Each application will be considered on an individual basis.
You can apply for one of the following:
*Including, but not limited to district nurse, health visitor, and social worker.
**Also for peripatetic (mobile) music teachers.
You can either apply for transferable or vehicle specific permits. Transferable permits may be used on any vehicle. Vehicle specific permits may only be used on one single vehicle, which it is registered to.
If you have a Car Tax Band A vehicle, permits are free of charge. However if you apply for a free transferable Band A vehicle permit, this can only be used on Band A vehicles.
There is no limit to the number of operational parking permits you can apply for. However, we will assess your requirements and reserve the right to offer an alternative, if that is more suitable. Permits are valid for 12 months.
Before you begin your application you will need to ensure you:
You must include a copy of one of the following:
You must include a copy of one of the following if applying for a vehicle specific permit only:
You must include a copy of one of the following if applying for a free Band A vehicle permit only:
To apply you will need to download and complete an application form(pdf, 185KB) and return along with your proofs to: Parking Permits, PO Box 466, Twickenham TW1 9JT. Only send in copies of proofs as these will not be returned, they will be securely destroyed.
We also request payment with your application to ensure that we can process successful applications as quickly as possible. To find out how much you will need to pay for your permit, visit operational parking permit costs.
Please make cheques or postal orders payable to ‘LBRuT’. Bounced cheques will invalidate any permit(s) issued and will incur a £10 administration fee.
Make payment with reference 'Operational Parking' and your postcode to:
Your permit letter will include a printed tear-off receipt.
If your application is successful, you should receive your permit/s by post within 10 working days. If you have not received your permit/s after this time, you can contact us on 020 8891 1411 during office hours, or email email@example.com.
When you receive the new permit/s you will need to ensure that it is correctly displayed in your visitors vehicle. Failure to do so could result in the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) Read our guide to find out how to use your operational parking permit.
Updated: 4 October 2017