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Parking Permits

Parking permits are available from the date of issue and offer a saving over normal parking fees. Whilst a parking space cannot be guaranteed, permits offer a substantial saving to regular car users, and the convenience of not having to find change for pay and display machines.

Shoppers Short Stay - Valid for ONE vehicle max 2 hours a day (Between 1st April & 31st March only). Please see application form for valid permit locations.

Named Car Park Permits - Valid in ONE permit named car park for ONE vehicle only.

District Permits - Valid in ALL permit locations for ONE vehicle only.

Business District Permits - Valid in ALL permit locations for ANY vehicle.

Weekly Permit - Valid for ANY vehicle. These are available from any of our Council offices at the car park machines or via Phone and Pay. Please see application for valid permit locations. No formal application is required. These permits may also be purchased over the telephone via customer services and will be processed and posted within 14 working days. 

Permit Type Duration  Price
Shoppers Short Stay 1 Year £35
Named car park 6 months  £ 110
Named car park 12 months £ 150
District 6 months  £ 160 
District 12 months  £ 250
Business District 6 months  £ 200
Business District 12 months  £ 325 
District 1 Hour Permit (9am-10am) 6 months £ 25
Weekly (no formal application required) 7 days £ 25

Please Note: A £5 fee will apply for any permit alterations or loss of a permit.

Parking Permit Locations

For full details of car park locations and terms and conditions please see the application form.

How To Apply

Please download and complete the Parking Permit Application Form (108 kb pdf) and return together with the appropriate payment to:

West Somerset Council, West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton, Somerset, TA4 4QA.

Payments can be made by cheque or postal order and should be made payable to West Somerset Council.

If you wish to make a payment by cash or a debit or credit card (charge applies) you should visit one of our offices.

Please take your completed form with you to.

  • 1-3 Summerland Road, Minehead
  • West Somerset House, Killick Way, Williton

Upon presenting a completed application form and payment you will be issued with a temporary permit (except renewals) valid for 14 days, this must be used in you vehicle until your specific permit arrives.

We are unable to process NEW permit applications over the telephone. Permit applications are processed within 5 working days from receipt of application.

If you have any queries regarding parking permits, please contact the car park administration office on:

Telephone: 01643 703704

Email: customerservices@westsomerset.gov.uk