Motorcycle parking

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All vehicles should be parked in accordance with the Highway Code and local signage.

Council owned car parks

There are 2 types of bays in our car parks where motorcycles may be parked:

  • Motorcycle bays. It is free for motorcycles to be parked in motorcycle bays, in our car parks.
  • Standard bays. Parking must be paid for if a motorcycle is parked in a standard bay, in our car parks, where parking is chargeable.

If a motorcycle is parked anywhere other than in a marked bay, a Penalty Charge Notice may be issued.

Permit bays

Those that park a motorcyle in a permit bay must have a valid permit when parked during restriction periods.

Residents and businesses within a permit area

Residents and businesses, within a permit area, must have a valid permit for their motorcycle, when parked in the permit area.

Visitors to residents and businesses in a permit area

Visitors to residents and businesses, within a permit area, must have a valid visitor permit for their motorcycle, when parked in the permit area. Visitor permits can only be purchased by the qualifying resident or business.

On street ticket machines

Tickets must be purchased, when motorcycles are parked in areas controlled by on street ticket machines.

Contact us

Contact the parking office for further information