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Business parking permits

Canterbury business permits

If you work in Canterbury and need your vehicle as part of your daily job, you can apply for a business parking permit. Your employer will need to be registered for business rates.

All of our permits are now virtual, which means you can start using your permit as soon as it is approved.

Car parks

A business off-street permit allows parking in the city centre pay and display car parks, excluding North Lane, Pound Lane, Queningate and Watling Street.

An annual permit costs £1,210.

Apply for a business parking permit


If your business is located in a parking zone you can apply for an on-street parking permit. You'll need to tell us your vehicle registration number. City centre streets are not eligible for a business permit.

An annual permit costs £390.

Check whether you are in a parking zone and then apply for a business parking permit.

Reserved permits

You can apply to park in the reserved business user bays in St Radigund's, Rosemary Lane and Pound Lane car parks only.  

An annual permit costs £1,452.

Apply for a reserved business parking permit

Hawk's Lane permit

Apply to reserve a parking space in Hawk's Lane car park.

An annual permit costs £2,057.

Apply for a Hawk's Lane parking permit