Resident Concessionary

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.

This permit is available for South Hams residents only.

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.
  • Parking permits may not be sold onto or rented out to a third party by the Parking Permit Holder at the intended or increased price under any circumstances.
  • Permits are non-refundable. 

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:

Parking Locations - Residents Concessionary Permit


  • Dartmouth Leisure Centre
  • Mayors Ave (not valid in reserved bays)


  • Harford Road
  • Glanvilles Mill
  • Leonards Road


  • Cattlemarket
  • Duncombe Park
  • Fore Street
  • Lower Union Road
  • Quay


  • Poundwell Meadow
  • Poundwell Street


  • Creek (not valid in reserved bays)
  • Inner Hope Lay-by
  • North Sands
  • Shadycombe (not valid in reserved bays)
  • Whitestrand

Slapton and Torcross

  • Slapton Memorial
  • Strete Gate
  • Torcross Tank
  • Torcross Village Lay-by


  • Civic Hall
  • Heaths Nursery
  • Heath Way
  • Longmarsh
  • North Street
  • The Nursery
  • Old Market
  • Pavilions (not valid in reserved bays)
  • Steamer Quay
  • Victoria St (not valid in reserved bays)