Request a disabled parking bay intro

Guidance for blue badge holders.


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To qualify for a residential disabled parking bay near your home, you must be a blue badge holder and: 

  • Demonstrate a genuine need for the bay requested.

  • Not have access to private parking within or near the premises.

  • Receive the higher rate mobility component of the disability living allowance.

  • Drive your own car or nominate a carer who drives you and resides at your address. 

  • Provide copies of your driving licence and vehicle registration documents displaying your name and address. 

The application form also needs to be signed by a doctor or occupational therapist.  Applications for new bays take a minimum of three months. We will deal with applications as quickly as possible. 

However, creating new parking places involves consultation with the local community, which can take time. 

 Advisory Disabled Bay application form



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