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​Waltham Forest parking permits

  • Residents parking permits
    Apply for a resident parking permit, renew or register changes to your resident parking permit.
  • Temporary residents parking permit
    Apply for a temporary one month residents parking permit.
  • Visitor parking permits
    Visitor permits are available to residents, businesses, contractors and sub-contractors who are based, or carrying out work within, a controlled parking zone.
  • Business parking permit
    Business permits are available to any business based within a Waltham Forest controlled parking zone.
  • Essential user permit
    Essential user permits are generally provided to employees that work within the public sector.
  • Market trader parking permit
    Market trader parking permits are only available to Walthamstow High Street market traders.
  • Charity parking permit
    Charity permits are only available to registered charities that are based within Waltham Forest.
  • Foreign vehicle parking permit
    Foreign vehicle permits are issued to vehicles on a temporary basis that have recently been brought into Great Britain.
  • School parking permit
    School permits are for parents or guardians dropping off or collecting children from schools that are located within any of the controlled parking zones.
  • Off street car park season ticket
    The annual car park season ticket allow a vehicle to park all day within one of the Council run car parks.
  • Pay for on street parking
  • Parking dispensations
    A parking dispensation is required to permit a vehicle to park at a restricted location (a yellow line or a parking bay) for a specified time period.

Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)

  • Pay a parking fine
    Pay your parking fine / ticket (Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)) quickly and securely online. You can also pay 24/7 via our automated telephone line. Details will be on the back of the ticket.
  • Challenge a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)
    You can challenge / appeal (make a representation against) a parking fine / ticket (Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)).

Blue badges

  • Blue Badges: Parking permits for disabled people
    The Blue Badge scheme is a national scheme for disabled people with severe mobility problems and who have difficulty using public transport.
  • Blue badges for organisations
    The Blue Badge scheme for organisations provides a national range of parking concessions for organisations who have clients with severe mobility problems and who have difficulty using public transport.
  • Parking bays for disabled people
    Disabled parking bays help disabled people who drive themselves and need to park as close to their property as possible.

Controlled parking zones

  • Areas with controlled parking zones
    A controlled parking zone in a street or area where parking is organised in order to help residents park their vehicles.
  • Parking suspensions
    A parking suspension is required to restrict parking in signed and marked parking bays In Controlled Parking Zones and other places where parking bays and yellow lines are marked on the street.

Parking enforcement

    Contact details

    • Waltham Forest Parking Control Office

      PO Box 9319
      E17 7RX
      Phone: 0845 331 2392. Option 3. Lines open Monday-Friday 8:30am-7pm, Saturday 9am-1pm (closed public holidays)