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This waiver is a permit that will allow contractors and tradesmen to park in areas where parking restrictions are in force while they are working; e.g. on-street in any of the resident zones and if absolutely necessary, on double yellow lines.

Tradesman waivers are issued on a case by case basis. The vehicle has to be essential to the site work and needs to be continuously accessed. If you are working at several locations on the same day, you need to apply for a waiver for each location because they are only valid at the place stated on the application form. The waiver is also only valid for one vehicle.

The council can decide to refuse or restrict the issue of a waiver at its discretion. We do not normally issue a tradesman’s waiver if there is reasonable off-street parking nearby, or if we think the waiver is going to be used for convenience rather than out of necessity.

Who can apply?

Any tradesperson with heavy equipment or a vehicle required on site can apply for a waiver e.g.:

  • Removal vehicles
  • Shop fitting vehicles
  • Building operations
  • Highway maintenance
  • Crane operations
  • Glaziers

How to apply

Please complete the PDFtrademans waiver application form tradesman's waiver application form 122kb making sure you provide:

  • Name and address of firm/tradesperson
  • Vehicle registration
  • Vehicle make and type
  • Location of work being carried out
  • Dates and times of work

Please be aware that it can take up to 10 working days to process an application for a waiver.


£11 per day

How to pay

You can pay by credit card, debit card or cheque. If you pay by post it must be in the form of a cheque made payable to Wiltshire Council.

Credit/ debit card payments

If you are paying by credit or debit card, please supply a phone number on your tradesman waiver application form so we can contact you if necessary. If we cannot contact you, this will delay the process.

Contact Details (LiveLink)

Multiple Contacts:
eMail: parking@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 4560100
Out of hours:
Postal Address:

Parking Services
Wiltshire Council
Monkton Park offices
Monkton Hill
SN15 1ER

In Person:

Last updated: 23 December 2013



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