Restricted Access Permits

Certain areas of Nottingham may be subject to restrictions prohibiting access and all waiting/loading/unloading activity. Special access permits can be obtained allowing access or limited parking under certain conditions (e.g. Blue Badge holders) within these areas

Nottingham City Centre has traffic restrictions that prevent general traffic from accessing the city centre, in order to minimise congestion and to improve safety and accessibility for pedestrians. These restrictions apply seven days a week.

Blue Badge holders can park in the pedestrianised areas until 10am and after 4:30pm.  Between 10am and 4:30pm, Blue Badge holders are not allowed to park in these areas. Blue Badge holders who receive the Higher Rate Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance may apply for a Restricted Access Permit which will allow parking in the Pedestrian Area at any time. 

Disabled Restricted Access Permits

Disabled Restricted Access Permits - £10.00

Change of vehicle details - £10.00

To replace a lost permit - £10.00

Blue Badge and the Clear Zone

Registered Blue Badge holders can access the city centre Clear Zone area. An automatic number plate recognition camera records all vehicles entering the Clear Zone but will ignore the vehicles of Nottingham City Council registered Blue Badge drivers, as their vehicle details are recorded on a special database when the Blue Badge was issued. It is possible that a Penalty Notice may be issued if the Blue Badge driver is recorded driving in the Clear Zone in a vehicle that does not have its registration number in the database. This is also possible if the driver has a Blue Badge but this was issued by a council other than Nottingham City Council. Blue Badge holders from outside Nottingham City can be added to the database.

Blue Badge holders issued with a Penalty Notice should appeal against the fine, with appropriate evidence of their status to hand. The vehicle's registration number can be added to the database, preventing future Notices from being issued.

If you want to add your details to the database, or challenge a Penalty Notice, please call Tel: 0115 876 1966.

Business Restricted Access Permits

Business Restricted Access Permits - £100.00

Change of vehicle details - £25.00

To replace a lost permit - £75.00

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Carrington Street Restricted Access Permits

Please contact our Parking Regulation and Compliance on 0115 876 1966 for further information.


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