Parking permits in Watford

Resident parking permit

If you live in a controlled parking zone in Watford you'll need a resident parking permit to park your vehicle on the street.

Resident permit eligibility

You can apply for a resident parking permit if you live in a controlled parking zone in Watford.

The limit is two permits per household (maximum of one permit per person). But this can vary depending on your address. 

Search the parking zone you live in and see the number of permits per household on this map 

If you can't find your address, your property may be exempt from having parking permits.  Phone 01923 278890 for more information. 

Apply for a resident permit

Resident permits are now digital.

You apply online and there's no need to put a paper voucher in your car. 

Apply for resident parking online

Documents needed to apply

You'll need to upload some documents to prove your address and vehicle details. 
 
All documents must have your current address on them. 

Proof of address: 

If you're on the electoral register - you don't need to upload a proof of address and only need to upload your vehicle ownership details.  

  • recent utility bill, bank statement, or Council Tax document
  • tenancy agreement (minimum 6 months duration)
  • solicitor's letter confirming recent completion of a house purchase (dated within the last three months)

Proof of vehicle ownership:

Please upload one of the following documents

  • vehicle registration document (V5)
  • insurance schedule showing the applicant as the driver and vehicle registration number
  • company letter, lease or hire agreement on headed paper and dated within 3 months
  • an official bill of sale or invoice for the vehicle dated within 3 months

Cost of resident parking permits

  • first permit - £25
  • second permit - £55
  • motorcycle permits - £25
  • disabled badge holders or parents/ guardians of blue badge holders 18 years old and under - free 

Renew your parking permit

You can renew your permit online up to 21 days before it expires

Renew your resident parking permit online

Cancel your permit

You can cancel your resident parking permit online

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