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Resident Concessionary Permit

The Residents Concessionary permit has been designed to help enable local residents find parking during the busier times outside of working hours for such tasks as school pick-ups.

What is a Resident Concessionary permit?

  • A resident parking permit allows the holder to park in South Hams District Council car parks (except those listed below) between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. every day
  • Permits are issued to one vehicle registration and are valid for 12 months.
  • The cost for a permit is £57 per year (inc. VAT).
  • Residents parking permits are virtual, and you will not receive a paper permit to display in your vehicle.
  • This permit does not allow parking in reserved bays, South Embankment, Dartmouth Park and Ride and Dittisham - The Ham and The Level car parks. 

Apply for a resident parking permit

If you would like to buy a Resident Parking Permit, please use the button below:

Apply for a Permit

Please note - we do request proof of residency to ensure you are a resident of the South Hams area. This could be a utility or council tax bill. We also require this information when you renew your permit to confirm you are still residing within the district. If you have uploaded your proof and an error occurs at the payment stage, please re-do the application and click will post. You can send all documents to

Where can I park?

You can use the resident's permit to park in the following car parks:


✔ Longmarsh ✔ Steamer Quay

✔ Civic Hall ✔ Old Market

✔ North Street ✔ Heaths Nursery

✔ The Nursery ✔ Heath Way

✔ Victoria St (not valid in reserved bays)

✔ Pavilions (not valid in reserved bays)


✔ Leonards Road

✔ Glanvilles Mill

✔ Harford Road


✔ Mayors Ave (not valid in reserved bays)

✔ Dartmouth Leisure Centre

Slapton and Torcross

✔ Strete Gate

✔ Slapton Memorial

✔ Torcross Tank

✔ Torcross Village Lay-by


✔ Fore Street

✔ Cattlemarket

✔ Lower Union Road

✔ Quay

✔ Duncombe Park


✔ Creek (not valid in reserved bays)

✔ North Sands

✔ Shadycombe (not valid in reserved bays)

✔ Whitestrand

✔ Inner Hope Lay-by


✔ Poundwell Street

✔ Poundwell Meadow


✔ Bigbury-on-Sea

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