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Parking Permits

Request Description

1. What is the longest waiting time (in days) for a parking permit within your council area?  Please specify the number of days and the postcode area of this longest wait. 

2. What was/is the cost of residential parking permits in the years: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016?  If this is too much to answer please just look at the years 2012 and 2016

3. What is the cost of the most expensive residential parking permit in your council area currently? 

4. How much money have you received from residential parking permits; in 2012, 2013, 2014 2015 and so far in 2016? If this is too much to answer please just look at the years 2012 and 2015. 

5. Have you increased parking zones in your council area in the past two years i.e. introduced resident's parking zones? Yes/No

6. How many parking tickets have you issued in the past 12 months to non-vehicles (e.g. rubble, rubbish, waste, building materials) because they were taking up a parking space? Please can you specify what these items were? 

Request Date22 March 2016
Requested byIndividual
Released Date  

 29 March 2016    


1. East Herts will usually send out the permit by return. The only time that a resident would have to wait for a permit is if they have not sent the correct supporting documents or have failed to send payment.  We do not hold a record of these cases. 

2. 2012/2013: 1st permit £35  2nd permit £70.   From 2013/2014 to present day permit price has remained at: 1st permit at £36,  2nd permit at £72

3. All permits cost the same throughout the district

4. 2012/2013 = £87,979   2013/2014 = £99,179  2014/2015 = £95,494  2015/2016 £88,854  (2015/16 amounts are up to Feb 2016 as March figures are not yet on system)

5. Yes

6. Penalty Charge Notices can only be issued to vehicles with a registration numbers. We cannot issue parking tickets to items that are not registered with the DVLA.