Apply for a parking permit

​Northamptonshire County Council operates a number of permit schemes across the county which only allow vehicles displaying the relevant parking permits to park in a designated bay or zone. 

With the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) now in place, applying for a permit requires you to enter into a contract with us. You can view our latest privacy notice to see how your data will be used.

Permits are only valid in the zone showing on the permit. The permit zone letter recorded on the permit must match the letter showing on the permit sign.  You are not permitted to park in any other zone. 

Please direct applications for Northampton Town Centre properties to Northampton Borough Council who are responsible for the administration of the scheme within the Town Centre.

How to apply

Please read the following terms and conditions to ensure you qualify before you apply:

Apply and pay for a new permit or to renew a permit online. Payment will be taken via debit or credit card.

     Apply online

Alternatively, download and complete the appropriate application form below:

Completed applications together with any proofing documents (photocopies acceptable) can be emailed to or posted to:

Northamptonshire County Council
Parking Permits
One Angel Square
Angel Street

Permits will be posted via 2nd class mail. Refunds will not be issued as the initial costs are administrative fees for the issue of the permit.

Please make sure you include the appropriate remittance and relevant documents (photocopies accepted). If you are emailing the application form etc, you will need to post the required fee and your application will NOT be processed until this has been received. We can no longer take payment over the telephone.

For postal applications, we can accept payment by cheques and postal orders only which should be made payable to: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL. To pay using a debit or credit card, please apply using the online form.

Northamptonshire County Council will not be held liable for any lost, damaged, returned or undelivered mail items.

Further information

The most recent changes to parking permits came into force on 18 September 2015. View the parking permit policy.

There are currently no new policy changes.

Zone / mapAreaHours of operation
Zone A​Billing, Northampton​Monday to Saturday 24 hours
Zone C​Victoria Gardens, Northampton​Monday to sunday 24 hours
Zone D​Alcombe Road, Northampton​Monday to Saturday 8am to 10pm
Zone E​The Mounts, Northampton​Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm
Zone F​St James, Northampton​Monday to Sunday 24 hours
Zone G​Spring Boroughs, Northampton​Monday to Sunday 24 hours
Zone AWellingborough​Monday to Friday 9am to 12pm
Stoke Bruerne​Stoke Bruerne​Monday to Sunday 24 hours
Zone A​The Croft, Brackley​Monday to Sunday 24 hours
D1​Market Square, Daventry​Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm
Oundle​Oundle​Monday to Saturday 6am to 6pm

Permits are only valid in the zone showing on the permit. The permit zone letter recorded on the permit must match the zone letter showing on the permit sign. You are not permitted to park in any other zone.

​This authority is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds, in order to prevent and detect fraud.

Further information can be found on the Government website.

View our reasonable adjustments policy below:


Please note changes to Northampton Borough Council car parks tariffs with effect from 13 April 2018. Parking will no longer be free in any car park on Sundays or in the multi-storey car parks on Saturdays. Full details of the changes can be found on the borough council's website.