Parking and permits in Sidmouth

Have a stress free stay in Sidmouth by pre-booking your parking or purchasing a permit ahead of your visit. 

East Devon District Council offers a range of permits to suit your needs, whether you're visiting for the day, coming for a short break or planning to stay for a little longer. All their permits are virtual, so you don't need to worry about printing anything out or waiting for the post. Simply fill in the online form and get your permit today for stress free parking when you travel around East Devon! 

Just be aware that permits are not valid for car parks run by Devon County Council and that Sideshore car park, Exmouth and Lyme Street car park in Axminster are not part of the East Devon District Council permit scheme. 

Click here to get your permit

 

Types of permit

There are several types of permits available including:

  • Annual Town
    This permit is valid for a year in one or more towns across East Devon, if you purchase 6 locations, you can park in all 11 towns in the district. If you purchase between 1 and 5 locations, you may only park in the towns you have selected. 
  • Commercial
    This permit is valid for use in coach bays
  • 48 hour 
    This permit is valid for two days and can be used in all East Devon District Council car parks, but please do adhere to the parking limits for each car park. 
  • 72 hour
    This permit is valid for 3 days and can be used in all East Devon District Council car parks, but please do adhere to the parking limits for each car park. 
  • 96 hour
    This permit is valid for 4 days and can be used in all East Devon District Council car parks, but please do adhere to the parking limits for each car park. 
  • 7 day car
    This permit is valid for 7 days and can be used in all East Devon District Council car parks, but please do adhere to the parking limits for each car park. 
  • 7 day coach
    As above, but valid for coach bays. 

B&Bs, guesthouses and other accommodation providers can also apply for permits which can be used by paying guests. Please speak to your accommodation provider for more information. 

Costs of permits

Below are the costs of the individual permits

Annual Town
The first town costs £120, each additional town costs £24. £240 will cover all 11 towns. 

Commercial
£283 per year.

2 Day
£12

3 Day
£15

4 Day
£20

7 Day
£25

See more permits and prices here. 

You can find out more and read full terms and conditions here.

Designated car parks where you can use parking permits are below. 

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