Contract permits

Apply for or renew a permit

You can apply and pay for your permit online. Once you have done this it will be posted to you via first class post.

Please apply at least seven days before the start date you require for your permit, this allows time for the permit to be processed and posted.

The permit will allow you to park in most of the Council's long stay car parks and offers good value for money.

Permits are valid Monday to Sunday and can be used in the following car parks:

Brighouse Daisy Street, Owler Ings Road, Commercial Street, Parsonage Lane and Bethel Street.
Elland Brook Street, Northgate, Southgate, Timber Street, Coronation Street and Boxhall Road.
Halifax Cow Green, Crosshills, Hanover Street, King Street, North Bridge, Prescott Street, The Shay Stadium, Union Street and Victoria Street.
Hebden Bridge Garden Street, Market Place and New Road.
Sowerby Bridge Stanley Street, Tuel Lane and West Street.
Todmorden Halifax Road, Lever Street, Union Street South, School Lane and Bramsche Square.


The permits can also be used in most on street long stay pay and display parking bays in Halifax, Skircoat and Hebden Bridge. For more details, see:

The prices for contract parking permits are as follows:

Contract parking permits

Permit length
Annual £594
Six months £305
Three months £156
One month £54
(All prices are inclusive of VAT.)

Skircoat Contract Permits

A contract permit can be purchased to be used solely in the Skircoat area.

The permit is valid on the following streets:

  • Dudwell Lane*;
  • Lawrence Road;
  • Skircoat Green;
  • Skircoat Green Road; and
  • Stafford Road
*The permit can only be used in the bays that have the £2.50 daily rate on Dudwell Lane. It is not valid in the 80p per hour bays.

Skircoat Green Contract parking permits

Permit length
Annual £295
Six months £155
Three months £78
One month £27

(All prices include VAT.)

All contract permits can, optionally, have two vehicles registered on them, however, only one permit will be issued.

Change of vehicle and courtesy cars

If your vehicle changes, you must notify Parking Services immediately. You can do this online via Permit applications and payments or phone: 01422 392171. You will be asked for your new vehicle details, including make, model and registration number. Note: When changing your vehicle a new permit will only be issued once you have returned your old permit.

If you are temporarily using a courtesy car, you must also notify Parking Services, phone: 01422 392171. You will be asked for the registration number, make and model of the courtesy car as well as the length of time you will be using it.

Parking spaces

The permit does not guarantee, nor does it reserve, a space in any of the Council's car parks. However, there is an area reserved solely for Contract permit holders in High Street car park, Halifax.

Renewing a parking permit

Permits are not renewed automatically, it is the permit holder's responsibility to re-apply for a new permit. Note: Re-apply at least seven days before your permit expires.

Contract permit terms and conditions

A full list of terms and conditions must be agreed to as part of your online application. These are also printed on the reverse of your permit.

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