Resident parking schemes and permits

A member of the public using a parking meter

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Resident parking zones are established at Hardwick Estate, Stockton Town Centre West, Trinity Gardens and Eaglescliffe (Station Road area).

Residents of each zone can buy a permit that allows parking at any time in any of the marked Residents parking bays within their zone.

A resident parking permit does not guarantee a parking space. Only vehicles displaying a permit can be parked during the hours of operation. 

Resident Parking Zone Hours of operation  Days of operation 
Hardwick Estate 8am and 6pm All Week
 Stockton Town Centre 8am and 6pm Monday to Saturday
Trinity Gardens 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday
Eaglescliffe - Station Road  9am and 5pm Monday to Saturday

Permits are not transferable between zones. 

Residents and visitor permits cost £10 per year, business permits cost £50 per year and all zone permits costs £10.


How do I apply for my permit?

You must contact our Customer Services Centre on 01642 528499.

To get a resident, visitor or all zones permit, evidence must be produced to confirm that the applicant lives in the property.

Please see the Residents Parking Scheme guidance notes for further detail.

Evidence must be returned by one of the following options:

By post - with photocopies of all relevant documentation to:

Stockton Central Library and Stockton Customer Services Centre, Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1TU

Cheques should be made payable to - 'Stockton Borough Council'

In person - with originals or photocopies of the relevant documentation at one of our Customer Service Centres in Stockton, Thornaby or Billingham.

By e-mail - scanned copies of all relevant documentation to [email protected].

If you have a business in the Residents Parking Zone and have a vehicle which is registered at the business address, you may apply for a business permit.

For further details please see the Parking Scheme Guidance Notes. 

Blue Badge Holders are not permitted to park within the Residents bays, however are permitted to park on the single yellow lines for up to three hours displaying a valid badge and clock.  


How do I pay for a Parking Permit?

You can pay for a parking permit using any of the following:

  • Cash
  • Cheque or Postal Order - made payable to Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
  • Credit or Debit Card

You can make cheque or postal order payment by post or by calling into one of our Customer Service Centres.