Residents' zones allow residents to park legally within the bays provided for them close to their home. The scheme also provides for residents' visitors.
All schemes operate between the hours of 8am to 6pm Monday to Saturday, except bank holidays.
Use this Map of residential parking zones Map of residential parking zones 410kb to find which zone you live in.
Wiltshire Council is making it easier for you to buy and renew your resident and visitor parking permits.
Using a secure online MiPermit account, you can set up your resident and visitor permits and pay by credit/debit card at any time. With a virtual permit in place you will no longer need to display paper permits or scratch cards, which are being phased out.
The MiPermit Portal allows you to pay for parking your vehicle/s at home and when using car parks in Wiltshire. Permit prices will be advised online and online invoice and VAT receipts are available where applicable.
How to apply for a residents' parking permit
When the initial registration is complete you will be sent a PIN. Please keep this safe to use when logging in to your MiPermit account to manage your purchases and update your details.
- Enter your login details and select the ‘virtual permits’ option followed by ‘resident permits’
- Complete the form, including entering the web code shown above on this letter and some basic information which will validate the code.
- Enter the additional information requested on the following screens to confirm your address, vehicle registration and secure payment details. You will need your council tax reference number, if you do not know this information please call Parking on 0300 456 0109.
Buy visitor permits through MiPermit
Once you have registered your MiPermit account you can buy up to 30 visitor permits at any one time. Simply choose the ‘virtual permits’ option followed by ‘visitor permits’ on www.wanttopark.com/Wiltshire
Complete the purchase form and payment details. Your permits will now appear in the ‘manage permits’ section of the portal, ready for you to use.
How to use your virtual permits
Residents – nothing needs to be displayed in your vehicle. Simply ensure the correct vehicle registration number is on your virtual permit and you’re covered.
Visitors – you can use your visitor permits by SMS, online or telephone and nothing needs to be displayed in the vehicle
By SMS – send a text from your registered mobile number that is linked to your MiPermit account to 60300. Include the word VISITOR and the vehicle registration number of the visiting vehicle.
For example: VISITOR A123BCD
Online – login to your want to park account and select the ‘manage permits’ option. Follow the on-screen prompts to enter the vehicle registration and select a duration to allocate to the permit.
By telephone – call 0345 5207007 during office hours only, and we will set up the permit for you.
Find out more about residents and visitor parking schemes in Wiltshire can be found on our website. Residents parking areas are not enforced on public or bank holidays.
For help registering your MiPermit account, renew your resident permit or to purchase visitor permits, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0345 5207007
- Residents' Parking Schemes Terms and Conditions Residents' Parking Schemes Terms and Conditions 461kb
How much does it cost?
Residents-only parking zones
£40 per permit with a maximum of two per residence. This is reduced by one permit for each off-street parking space available within the residence.
Limited waiting residents' parking zones
£20 with a maximum of two per residence. This is reduced by one permit for each off-street parking space available within the residence. These are bays where parking is permitted for everyone for two hours and no time restriction for resident permits holders.
Daily visitors' permits
£4 per book of 10. Residents living in limited waiting residents' parking zones are entitled to buy 50 daily visitor permits per year. Residents living in a residents-only parking zone can buy 100 daily visitors permits per year. Residents can buy unlimited additional daily visitor permits at a cost equivalent to all day parking in the city centre.
Business parking permit
£20 for businesses situated within limited waiting residents' parking zones, and £40 for businesses situated within residents-only parking zones. Business parking permits are designed to be registered to customers who need to park in a residents' parking zone while visiting a business located there. A maximum of two permits are issued to businesses with no off-street parking.
This authority is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers, and to this end may use the information you have provided on this form for the prevention and detection of fraud. It may also share this information with other bodies responsible for auditing or administering public funds for these purposes. For further information, see our national fraud initiative pages or contact Parking Services, Wiltshire Council, Monkton Park, Chippenham, SN15 1ER. Tel: 01249 706131 or email: email@example.com.
Last updated: 1 February 2016