Kingsdown residents' parking scheme

Kingsdown residents' parking scheme

Maps, costs, and information on where and when you can park in the Kingsdown residents' parking scheme (RPS).

The Kingsdown scheme started on 4 January 2011.

Maps of the Kingsdown RPS area

Map of the Kingsdown (KN) residents' parking scheme (pdf, 3.2 MB) (opens new window) (pdf, 8.3MB) (opens new window)

See the boundary of the Kingsdown RPS on our Pinpoint map

Get resident and visitor permits

Get residents' permits online

Get visitors' permits online

Renew your residents' permits

You can renew your permit if yours is going to expire in the next 30 days.

Renew by downloading and returning a renewals form (pdf, 331 KB) (opens new window) (pdf, 277KB) (opens new window) .

Permit costs

  • First residents' permit cost depends on the vehicle emissions tax band: free, £24, £48 or £72 for a year (see table below).
  • Second permit costs £96 for a year.
  • Third permit costs £192 for a year.
  • There is an option to pay for your residents’ permit every three months in quarterly instalments.
Vehicle co2 emissions tax band First permit cost per year
Band (up to 100) Free
Band (101 to 110) £24
Band C to (111 to 225) £48
Band L to (226 to 255+) £72
No band or registered before 1 March 2001 £48

Visitors' permits

You can apply for 120 visitors’ permits each year.

The first 60 permits are free, the next 60 cost £1 each.

You don't need to own a car to get visitors' permits.

You don’t have to apply for all of your visitors' permits in one go. You can apply for more permits, up to the annual limit of 120, at any time during the year.

If you're getting short-term or long-term care in your own home you might be able to get a free Essential Visitors' Permit (EVP).

When and where you can park

Between 9am and 7pm, Monday to Saturday, you will need a permit or a pay and display ticket to park in the area.

You can park without a permit or pay and display ticket outside these times.

You don't need a permit or pay and display ticket on bank and public holidays.

Pay and display

You can park for up to 30 minutes free of charge using a pay and display ticket or pay £1 an hour to park for up to three hours.

You may be able to park for longer than three hours in some places, depending on the needs of the area. This will be clearly marked.

On bank holidays, you don't need a ticket or permit to park in this area.

Businesses and other organisations

There are different types of permit you might be able to get in this scheme:

Contact information

Parking Services (permits 3025)

PO Box 3176

Bristol, BS3 9FS

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Closed for training: Wednesday, 12noon to 1.30pm

To contact us complete our residents' parking scheme contact form.