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Car parks, season tickets, permits and exemptions

To follow any changes to this service, visit the Council Service Updates page.

Coronavirus Update:

From 1 August, the relaxed restriction on the enforcement of parking charges across all car parks in North Lincolnshire only applies to NHS staff displaying their permit.

Read the press release for further details.

We operate a range of car parks across our area. All parking restrictions within North Lincolnshire are now enforced by the council.

We offer a range of long or short stay car parks to meet the needs of visitors and shoppers to our towns:

Free parking benefits visitors to Brigg, Ashby and Scunthorpe and is to encourage more use of these town centres.

The scheme offers one free ticket a day, for each vehicle, per visit, per site. For example, you can visit Brigg and enjoy two hours free parking with a free ticket. If you choose to return to Brigg the same day, no further free ticket will be issued. However, if on the same day you choose to visit Ashby you can enjoy two hours free parking with a free ticket.

When using the free parking a free pay and display ticket must be obtained from the ticket machine and displayed in your vehicle. Instructions for obtaining a free ticket are located at the ticket machines.

You cannot transfer a free pay and display ticket obtained in one town to another. For example, a ticket obtained in Brigg cannot by used in Ashby or Scunthorpe.

If you require more than two hours in Brigg, Ashby or Scunthorpe, a ticket for the appropriate amount of time should be purchased.

If a driver returns to a town where they have already purchased a ticket for that day, they will not then be able to obtain a free ticket.

Drivers can park for free all day on a Saturday and Sunday. No ticket is required.

Free after 2pm

Parishes multi-storey (short-stay) car park

Drivers parking in this car park after 2pm do not need to obtain a ticket from the pay and display machine.

Free after 3pm

Allanby Street, Scunthorpe

Drivers parking in this car park after 3pm do not need to obtain a ticket from the pay and display machine.

Other towns with free parking:

Barton

  • Chapel Lane, Barton – 31 spaces
  • Market Lane, Barton – 13 spaces
  • Castledyke West, Barton – 21 spaces
  • Cottage Lane, Barton – 40 spaces.

Crowle

  • Potts Lane, Crowle – 33 spaces

Epworth

  • Church Street, Epworth – 53 spaces
  • Chapel Street Manor Court, Epworth – 12 spaces

Parking in council car parks can be paid for using your mobile phone and a debit or credit card. This facility is provided by RingGo, an established provider of cashless parking areas across the country.

Blue badge holders can park free of charge in car bays in any of the car parks providing they display a current badge – wheelchair symbol to the front.

They must not park in a traffic lane or motor cycle bay.

Holders must be in the vehicle at the time of parking or leaving the car park.

Holders should not let friends/family use the badge to collect something for the badge holder if they are not travelling in the vehicle.

The journey must be for the badge holder’s benefit.  If the journey is for someone else, and the holder is a passenger staying in the vehicle the badge cannot be used.

Holders should never allow someone else to use the badge to allow them to benefit from free or better parking.

When the holder is not travelling in the vehicle the badge should be taken out so no-one else can use it.

Holders should never use the badge when is it out of date.

The badge must be on the dashboard or fascia of the vehicle where it can be seen through the windscreen.

It should be displayed showing the front of the badge – that is the side with the wheelchair symbol on it.

Holders should not reproduce or allow anybody to reproduce the badge.

For more information about blue badges and to apply online go to the blue badge scheme page.

Electric charging points with 24 hour access are available in The Angel car park (Cadney Road), Brigg. Motorists can charge their electric vehicles at a cost of £1 an hour.

  • You must park wholly within the bays provided.
  • A ticket cannot be transferred to the driver of another vehicle.
  • If you park any vehicle which takes up more than one bay you must purchase one ticket per bay occupied.  Display all tickets on the windscreen of the main vehicle.
  • Motorcyclists and cyclists can park for free in designated bays where they are available.
  • Tickets purchased in a short stay pay and display car park, can be used in any other pay and display site.
  • Tickets purchased in a long stay pay and display car park can only be used on other long stay sites.
  • You can purchase a parking ticket at anytime after 6pm from a pay and display machine to cover you from 8am the following morning.
  • When using the free parking a free pay and display ticket must be obtained from the ticket machine and displayed in your vehicle. Instructions for obtaining a free ticket are located at the ticket machines.

Opening times:

Monday to Saturday 7.30am to 11.30pm (later if the cinema has a late showing)

Sunday 9.30am to 11.30pm (later if the cinema has a late showing)

The Parishes multi-storey car park is a public pay and display car park. If you are visiting the cinema you must obtain a ticket for the period of time you require.

The Parishes multi-storey car park height restrictions
Cole Street (main entrance) 2.1 metres
Lindum Street entrance  2.3 metres

The way season tickets can be purchased has changed. They are now available to purchase online only and will be virtual.

Register for an account on MiPermit to set up your vehicle details.

Season tickets are available for use in pay and display long stay car parks only.

  • Ashby High Street (301), Ashby – Long Stay
  • Collum Avenue/School Road, Ashby – Long Stay
  • The Angel, Brigg – Long Stay
  • Old Courts Road, Brigg – Long Stay
  • Alexandra Road, Ashby – Long Stay
  • Dunstall Street, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • High Street East, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • Allanby Street, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • Carlton Street, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • Deyne Avenue East, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • Deyne Avenue West, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • King Street/Winterton Road, Scunthorpe – Long Stay
  • King Street (rear of flats), Scunthorpe – Long Stay

Cost of season ticket

Monthly £36.80
Quarterly £100.10
Yearly £367.70

How to buy a season ticket

Season ticket terms and conditions are on the MiPermit website and are available to view/download.

 

Residents parking permit schemes

The way residents can apply for a permit has changed. Permits are now purchased online and will be virtual.

Current permits can continue to be used until the 30 April 2021 to give residents time to purchase a new one.

We run a number of resident parking permit schemes:

• Brant Road, Scunthorpe
• Frances Street/Allanby Street, Scunthorpe
• Queen Street, Brigg
• Lindley Street/Belmont Street, Ashby, Scunthorpe

For other residential parking areas, please contact Ongo Homes.

All residents’ parking permit terms and conditions are on the MiPermit website and are available to view/download when you have purchased your permit.

MiPermit will process virtual permits within 3 *working days of applying. Please make sure you give enough time for these to be processed to avoid receiving a Parking Penalty Notice (PCN).

*Working days – Monday – Friday (Excluding Bank Holidays)

Residents Permits are priced as follows:
  • 6-month permit – £26.50
  • 1 Year permit – £53.00

Permits can be purchased at any time and will run from date application is authorised for six months or one year.

All eligible properties are in the MiPermit system. Applicants will be required to provide proof that they live in the address provided on the application, for example, by providing a utility bill and a copy of the vehicle registration document (V5 or logbook). This document should show the name and address of the applicant.

If you think your property should be eligible for a residents’ permit, please contact 01724 297000.

Register for an account on MiPermit to set up your vehicle details. Registration numbers can be amended as appropriate for other residents and guests.

For non-permit holders, the order restricts parking as set out in the Traffic Regulation Order (TRO). See the TRO webpage for more details.

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Pay and display car parks

Blue badge holders are entitled to park free of charge when displaying a current badge.

Motorcyclists and cyclists can also park for free in designated bays.

What is a dispensation?

A dispensation allows a vehicle to park where there are parking restrictions to allow building work or removals to take place. Parking restrictions include double or single yellow lines and parking bays.

We will only issue a dispensation when it is essential for the vehicle to be on site or when there is no alternative parking. For example, if the vehicle contains a generator needed for the work. In most cases we expect equipment or tools to be unloaded and alternative parking arrangements made.

When unloading, the vehicle should only be parked on site for the shortest period necessary.

A dispensation only applies to a specific vehicle, for the date and location stated in the application.

We will not issue a dispensation if:

  • there is alternative off-street parking nearby
  • the reason for the application is convenience rather than necessity
  • parking at the requested location would cause danger or serious obstruction to other road users or pedestrians.

What is a suspension?

A suspension allows a vehicle to park in a parking bay for longer than the maximum time limit. We will only issue a suspension in specific circumstances such as building work, removals, deliveries and special events.

Applying for a dispensation or suspension

We can issue emergency dispensations or suspensions immediately, but only in very exceptional circumstances. We will not issue them when the reason is simply a lack of forward planning by the applicant.

Applications should be received at least five working days before the required date. There is a £17 administration charge per application for the first day, and £12 for every day following, up to a maximum of £173.

We will not normally issue dispensations or suspensions for more than 14 days (including weekends). If there is reason to extend beyond 14 days, additional charges may apply.

Applications to temporarily suspend off-street car park bays will be considered.

Charges will reflect the potential loss of income, plus administration costs.

Charges only apply when a dispensation or suspension is issued.  You can apply for a dispensation or suspension online.

It’s a fact that over 30,000 motorists obtain a car park ticket every week in North Lincolnshire. Why not advertise your business on the back of a parking ticket and tap into that market?

Rates and the period of advertising

Pay and display car parks operate in Scunthorpe, Ashby and Brigg. All car parks are either ‘short stay’ or ‘long stay’.

Advertisers can choose to advertise on the reverse side of tickets in long stay (blue tickets), short stay (orange tickets) or both types of car park.  The cost of advertising varies, dependent upon the amount purchased.

Rates for car park ticket advertising

  • 100,000 (minimum) – £6 per thousand tickets
  • 101,000 to 300,000 – £5 per thousand tickets
  • 301,000 to 450,000 – £4 per thousand tickets
  • 451,000 and above – £3 per thousand tickets

The minimum number of tickets which can be ordered is 100,000 and then in denominations of 50,000 thereafter.

Machine locations

Short stay: West Street, Mary Street West, Mary Street (Coop), Robert Street, Home Street, Scunthorpe Market, Bottesford Road, The Parishes multi-storey.

Long stay: Allanby Street, Carlton Street, Deyne Avenue, Dunstall Street, King Street/Winterton Road, King Street (rear of flats), High Street East, Ashby High Street (301), Alexandra Road, Collum Avenue/School Road, The Angel, Old Courts Road.

Plate charges

Plate charges – £75 for each colour on a white background.
Colour charges – 25 pence per thousand tickets per colour.
All prices do not include VAT.

Artwork

All advertisers are required to provide their own artwork in either PDF or Word format.

Period of advertising

Ticket usage currently equates to approximately 30,000 across all car parks per week.

For further information or for a breakdown of ticket usage between car parks, please contact Parking Services on  parking.services@northlincs.gov.uk or by calling the Customer Contact Centre on  01724 297000.