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Resident visitor permits - Eastbourne

These permits are for residents to give to their visitors

How many resident visitor permits can I buy?

  • 150 permits per year per household
  • 300 permits per year if you are a blue badge holder – you will have to provide a copy of your valid blue badge.

You should buy visitor permits in advance although you do not need to buy all the permits in one go and can apply for more at any time.

Even if you do not have a resident parking permit, you can still buy visitor permits. They are scratch card permits, which you will need to validate to show the date of use and the vehicle registration. Full instructions are shown on the permits.

Where can my visitors park?

Download a map of Eastbourne parking zones A, B, G, N and S [1.0 MB] [pdf] or zones M and R [979.5 KB] [pdf].

Your visitors can park within the correct zone for the permit in:

  • resident permit holders only bays
  • permit holder only bays
  • shared use (permit holders or time limited) bays
  • shared use (permit holders or pay and display) bays

When parking, the letter on the sign must show the same letter that the permit is valid for. 

The permit is valid on the date that is scratched off and up to 10am the next day.

Having a permit does not guarantee a parking space and the permit is not valid in any other bay or in any off street car park.

How much do they cost?

  • Standard resident visitor permit – £1.30
  • If you are a blue badge holder – 65p

They can be bought in books of ten.

Permits are not transferable, exchangeable or refundable.

Payment can be made online when your application is approved. Or once you have received confirmation that your application has been approved you can pay on collection.

Where do I get the permits from?

You must apply for visitor permits online first. After your application has been approved you can collect the permits from the libraries listed below. If you do not pay for the permits online, you will need to pay at the library when you collect them.

Permits can be collected from the library in the town that you live in. If you want to collect the permits from a different library, please tell us when you make your application.

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