Resident visitor permits - Hastings

Covid-19 and parking permits

Covid-19. There are some temporary changes to parking and permits during the coronavirus (Covid 19) outbreak. See the: Temporary changes to parking, webpage for more information.

You can now apply for disabled parking bays and access protection markings online. For more details see: Apply for an access protection marking and also see: Apply for disabled parking bay.

We are aware of some problems using NSL Apply when using Internet Explorer (IE) to apply or pay for permits. Microsoft are discontinuing IE next year and are no longer supporting it. We recommend using a different browser. If you need any help with a permit application, please contact the: customer service team.

These permits are for residents to give to their visitors

How many resident visitor permits can I buy?

  • 100 permits per year per household

Permits are available for residents to buy in either two or five hour periods. You should buy visitor permits in advance although you do not need to buy all the permits in one go and can apply for more at any time.

Even if you do not have a resident parking permit, you can still buy permits for your visitors. They are scratch card permits, which you will need to validate to show the date and time of use and the vehicle registration. Full instructions are shown on the permits.

Where can my visitors park?

Download a map of Hastings parking zones -

A,K, and S,  [260.1 KB] [pdf]

J, O and W [817.0 KB] [pdf] 

B,C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and L [534.6 KB] [pdf] 

Visitors can park in shared use and resident permit holder bays within the correct zone for the permit. Permits are not valid in any other bay or in any off street car park.

The permit is valid for two or five hours from the time and date that is scratched off.

Having a permit does not guarantee a parking space.

How much do they cost?

  • Two hour permits – £1 each
  • Five hour permits - £2.60 each

They can be bought individually or in books of ten.

Permits are not transferable, exchangeable or refundable.

Payment can be made online when your application is approved. Or once you have received confirmation that your application has been approved you can pay at one of these libraries:

When you apply you will need let us know which library you want to collect the permits from.

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