You can apply online for a residential parking permit if you live within a designated Residential Parking Zone and keep and use a passenger vehicle or motorcycle on a full time basis.

Number of permits per household

All households within designated Residential Parking Zones will be entitled to one permit with any additional permits being issued following consideration of the capacity of an individual zone and / or any relevant individual or local circumstances.

The Council reserves the right to exercise due discretion when considering individual and local circumstances relating to applications.

Permit charges

Permits will be issued at the following annual costs (permits run for the financial year and expire on 31st March):

  • 1st permit - £10
  • 2nd permit - £15
  • subsequent additional permits (if capacity allows) - £50
  • replacements (lost, stolen or damaged) - £10

A single price of £10 per permit will apply to registered premises of multiple occupancy (HMO).

How to apply

Please make sure your street has a Residential Parking Zone before applying online.

Apply and pay online for a residential parking permits.
Payment accepted via credit or debit card

Alternatively, you can request an application form by contacting: 01443 425001 or by e-mailing:

Your duties as a permit holder

It is your duty to ensure:

  • your permit is valid
  • your permit has not expired
  • that the registration number is correct
  • your permit is used in accordance with the conditions of use


The Council's Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) regularly patrol Residential Parking Zones. Vehicles observed to be parked without displaying a valid permit in such zones may receive a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) of up to £70.

Data Protection

Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council will process the information you have provided on this form in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and any amendments to that act. Any personal information will be held in confidence with only the necessary people able to see or use it.

Fraudulent claims

The information you provide may be crosschecked and verified against information held about you by other Council departments. You may be liable to prosecution for knowingly making a false declaration and/or any permit issued may be cancelled.

Withdrawal of a permit

A permit may be withdrawn or invalidated if:

  • it is found that a permit is not being used in accordance with the conditions of use
  • it is found that a person is no longer eligible to hold a permit
  • the permit is altered or defaced in any way, or passed to unauthorised users

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