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Business permits - Eastbourne

All Temporary changes to parking and permits during the coronavirus (COVID 19) outbreak have now ended.

Am I entitled to a business permit?

You can buy up to six business permits, allowing you to park in one zone or all of the zones in the controlled parking zone if:

  • your business address is within the controlled parking zone and
  • your vehicle is essential for the running of the organisation and insured for business use.

Find out which documents we will accept - business permit proof of eligibility

Permits are virtual, linked to the vehicle registration number, and cannot be transferred.

You should only use business permits for business use, such as making deliveries or site visits. They should not be used for personal use or long term parking. The use of business permits will be regularly monitored to make sure parking reflects compliance with these terms.

Where can I park?

As a business permit holder you can park in shared use and permit holder only bays in the zone or zones your permit is valid for.

Having a permit does not guarantee you a parking space.

Charges for business permits

The table below shows the permit charges.

Permit charges
Band types Single zone All zones
12 months 6 months 3 months 12 months 6 months 3 months
Petrol or diesel £286 £143 £71.50 £546 £273 £136.50
Electric or LPG* £143 £65 £32.50 £130 £65 £32.50

*To qualify for an electric or LPG discount you must show proof at the time of application. Without proof you will be charged the petrol and diesel rate and will not be able to cancel the permit and reapply at a different rate unless your engine has been modified and you have the certificate to show these changes.

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:

There is a £5 administration fee for processing refunds, which will be deducted from the refund amount. We can only refund the remaining full months.

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