Montpelier residents' parking scheme

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

This scheme started on 6 July 2015.

Montpelier RPS Review

We'll be publishing the changes we're proposing to make based on feedback received during the review of the resident parking scheme.

If you've any feedback about the resident parking scheme that you would like to share with us and haven't already done so, you can get in touch with us by emailing respark@bristol.gov.uk.

The deadline for feedback is 30 September 2016.

Maps of the Montpelier RPS area

Map of the Montpelier (MR) residents' parking scheme (opens new window) (pdf, 6.1MB) (opens new window)

See the boundary of the Montpelier RPS on our Pinpoint map

Get residents' and visitors' permits

Get residents' permits online

Get visitors' permits online

Renew your residents' parking permit

Renew permits online

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 100 visitors’ permits each year.

The first 50 permits are free, the next 50 cost £1 each.

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

Apply for visitor permits online.

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 100, 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

This scheme is active Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

Outside of those times you won't need a permit to park.

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

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.

The pay and display operates from Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

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

You don't need a pay and display ticket to park on Bank Holidays.

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

Email: parking.permits@bristol.gov.uk