A contractor working within a controlled parking zone
The resident of a residential property where a contractor working which is in a disc zone or residents' parking zone should issue the contractor with a visitor parking permit. If the contractor's work is going to take a number of days, the contractor can apply for a contractor's waiver permit.
A contractor working at business premises within a disc zone can also apply for a contractor's waiver permit.
Applying for a contractor's waiver permit
Trades people wanting to park close to where they are carrying out work should request a contractors waiver permit from Cumbria County Council telephone 03003 032992.
Parking the vehicle
It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure that a vehicle is parked correctly and that an appropriate permit is clearly displayed in the windscreen. If an appropriate permit is not clearly displayed, this may result in the issue of a Penalty Charge Notice.
Emergency call outs
Contractors may be subject to emergency call outs and require parking at short notice. Use a visitor permit in these circumstances. If a visitor permit is not available, request a contractors waiver permit from Cumbria County Council telephone 03003 032992.