North Devon Council Car Parking Permits

Our car park strategy is currently being reviewed – please note that the Barnstaple Long-Stay permit is no longer valid in Portland Buildings Car Park and Rolle Quay Car Park. You can continue to use your current permit until the expiry date, however if you purchase a further permit we advise you to check first. The permit is also valid in the following car parks : Bickington, Congrams Close, Fair View, Fremington, Lower Pilton, Portmarsh Lane, Seven Brethren (long-stay area only)

Permits shown in order of popularity
Annual and Quarterly permit (Barnstaple area)
Provides parking in all long-stay car parks in Barnstaple – the long-stay car parks are situated around the outskirts of the town centre.
Annual and Quarterly permit (Ilfracombe area)
Provides parking in all long-stay car parks in Ilfracombe – the long-stay car parks are situated around the outskirts of the town centre.
Annual permit Ilfracombe (Hillsborough/Larkstone)
Provides parking in the Hillsborough and Larkstone car parks only.
Annual and Quarterly permit Barnstaple Rugby Club
Provides parking in the Rugby Club Car Park, Barnstaple from Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.
Seasonal permit
Mainly for use by visitors to North Devon. The permit covers our long-stay car parks only and is available for 4 days or weekly.
Seasonal 7-day rover permit
Covers all North Devon Council car parks, except The Cattle Market, Barnstaple and The Pier in Ilfracombe. This permit is not valid in any Lynton and Lynmouth Car Parks.
Local residents permit
Available to residents who live within a quarter of a mile radius of specific car parks. Proof of residency and vehicle ownership must be provided on application. Proof of residency must also be shown when renewing this permit
Business permit (Fremington and Bickington)
Provides discounted parking for those who park regularly in Fremington and Bickington car parks. These permits can be purchased by anyone.
Business permit (South Molton)
Provides discounted parking for those who park regularly in South Molton Car Parks. These permits can be purchased by anyone.
Residents evening permit
Available to local residents of Barnstaple and Ilfracombe for the closest nominated car park to their home. Permits by application only. Permit valid from 4.45pm to midnight only.
Coach permit
Provides discounted parking for coaches for 4, 6 and 7-day periods.
Reserved spaces permit
Provides a numbered space for sole use by the permit-holder. Duplicate permits can be issued.
Winter permit Ilfracombe
Provides discounted parking to residents and visitors during the winter season.