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Residents parking e-permit in the Christchurch area

We operate resident parking schemes within Christchurch.

Schemes and eligibility - maximum of 2 permits per property
Resident permit scheme Who is eligible
Avon Buildings Residents of Avon Buildings
Beaconsfield Road  Residents of Beaconsfield Road
Fairfield  Residents of Fairfield or Bargates 
Grange Road  Residents of Grange Road
Millhams Street / Ducking Stool Lane  Residents of Millhams Street or Ducking Stool Lane.
Please note: residents of Ducking Stool Walk and Primary Mews are not eligible for this scheme.
Princess Avenue Residents of Princess Avenue 
Purewell Residents of Purewell properties 18 to 32a only. Even numbers only. 
Quay Road Residents of Quay Road, Church Lane, Church Street and Silver Street 
Riverlea Road Residents of Riverlea Road 
Station Road / Twynham Avenue  Residents of Station Road, Twynham Avenue and Stour Road 
Stourbank Road Residents of Stourbank Road

Sign plates show the hours of operation of each scheme/zone.

Residents parking permit costs

Proof of residency and vehicle ownership must be supplied with the application.

  • £70 for a 12 month resident permit
  • £40 for a 6 month resident permit.

Terms and conditions for the residents parking ePermit:

  • the e-permit is only valid in the permit area zone where you reside - this is shown on the signs accompanying the bays
  • enter your details carefully. Make sure you enter the correct registration number. Take care when entering 0 (zero) and O (the letter). Mistakes may result in the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice
  • if you have a permanent change of vehicle, please upload the V5 document for the new vehicle. The vehicle must be registered to the same address as the permit. This will be reviewed by the parking services team
  • if you have a temporary vehicle, like a courtesy car or a hire car, please email with the registration number, make and colour of the car. You need to tell us how long you will have the temporary car for. If you need a permit for more than a week, you need to give us evidence such as the hire agreement
  • the e-permit cannot be used for parking on double yellow lines, single yellow lines, limited waiting areas, loading bays, in pay and display car parks, private roads, bus stops, zig-zag lines, taxi/doctors/police/disabled bays
  • if the e-permit holder ceases to reside at the issued address, please contact us to cancel the permit immediately. No refund will be issued
  • a permit will only be issued to a vehicle under 3500 kg in weight - this is the former private/light goods taxation class
  • the e-permit does not guarantee the availability of a parking space
  • we reserve the right to withdraw any permit found to have been fraudulently applied for or misused. No refund will be issued.

Data Protection Statement 

BCP Council use any data collected through the issuing of this notice to owner and associated statutory requirements for the enforcement of traffic contraventions and other associated purposes.

This data may be disclosed to other enforcement agencies or the data may also use in connection with the prevention or detection of fraud or other crime. All processing of this data will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. 

We hold the information that you provide in both computerised and manual record systems. You are able to see a copy of the information held about you.  For further information about this, please see our Privacy Statement.