Suspension of parking bays or restrictions

Suspension of parking bays only applies to parking bays/spaces. It doesn't apply to bus stops or taxi bays, unless with permission from Hampshire County Council.

You must apply online for a suspension. It costs £50 per 6 metres and a 10-day notice period is required.

When we receive a suspension request we may:

  • visit the site
  • erect signs including dates from and to
  • leave cones
  • inform immediate neighbours

You should make a note of any vehicle parked in the suspended bays during the suspension period. This is so the owners do not receive a penalty charge notice in error.

Suspension of a parking bay is suitable for:

  • removal vehicles
  • large or heavy/bulky deliveries
  • skips
  • private works to properties
  • loading/unloading
  • possible storage of works materials

Use a visitor permit for small daily works.

Works vehicles should not park in suspended bays.

The suggested maximum length of a suspension is 1 month. To extend a suspension for another month, you will need to pay a further £50 to cover administrative costs.

The Traffic Regulation Order covers Hampshire County Council highways works. The County Council will notify residents and carry out suspension works.

If you park a vehicle in a suspended bay and you do not meet the above criteria, you may receive a penalty charge notice.

Apply to suspend a parking bay

To apply for a bay suspension email the Parking Services Team with details of your request at parking.services@hants.gov.uk.

Once your request has been approved we will provide details of how to pay for your bay suspension.