Resident parking permits in Worthing

Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ)

All residents living within a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) can apply for a parking permit, provided they can prove that their main residence is within the CPZ and they have a vehicle registered where they live. A main residence does not include a bed or makeshift bedroom set up within an office or shop premises. See tables below for prices.

To find out where the CPZs operates in Worthing please check the roadside signs, or use the zone map or plan below:

How to apply

For new permit applications please apply online:

Healthcare Permits: 

To apply for a resident parking permit you will need to provide:

  • proof that you're the registered vehicle keeper and that your vehicle is car, a car derived van or goods vehicle with a private/light goods tax class (such as your V5C log book)
  • a Council Tax bill dated in the last 3 months, to prove Council Tax is paid on your property
  • proof of residency, in the form of a utility bill or bank statement dated in the last 3 months and showing your name and address
  • a car insurance certificate showing your name and address (unless your car insurance is in the name of a business or a car leasing company)
  • your Blue Badge, if you are a valid Blue Badge holder. A first permit may be obtained free of charge if you do not have access to a disabled bay - see Blue Badges
  • Note: If you need to replace a lost or damaged permit there is a £10 administration charge.

Waiting list for resident parking permit:

Visitor parking permits

Visitor parking permits are available for residents living within a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) to buy. Various restrictions apply depending on which zone they are used in. See tables below for prices.

To buy, you will need to provide proof of residency, such as a council tax or utility bill or bank statement dated in the last 3 months.

You can buy a permit online:

If you live in a new development

If you live in a new development you may not be able to apply for either a resident permit or visitor permits to park on surrounding roads. You may be able to purchase a non-resident permit, but this will depend on availability.

To find out if your property is affected contact our Parking Services Team on:

Non-resident parking permits

If you work in a CPZ but do not live in the same zone, you can apply for a non-resident parking permit. These are issued for a specified road only, not the entire zone. Please see business parking permits for details.

Resident parking permit prices

Prices correct as at 1st April 2022.

Zones A to C - Residents
Permit typeZones A to C:
12 months
Zones A to C:
6 months
Resident permit £46.00 £25.00
Resident permit - Low Emission* £34.00 £19.00
Subsequent resident permit £92.00 £50.00
Subsequent resident permit - Low Emission* £68.00 £38.00
2 hour resident's visitor's permit These prices apply all year:
- £4.50 for a book of 10
- £0.45 per 2 hours
Resident's visitor's permit These prices apply all year:
- £2.00 per day
- £12.00 per week
Zones D to N - Residents
Permit typeZones D to N:
12 months
Zones D to N:
6 months
1st resident permit £23.00 £13.00
1st resident permit - Low Emission* £17.00 £10.00
Subsequent resident permit £46.00 £26.00
Subsequent resident permit - Low Emission* £34.00 £20.00
2 hour resident's visitor's permit These prices apply all year:
- £4.50 for a book of 10
- £0.45 per 2 hours

* Low emission notes:

  • Low emission vehicles are those that emit less than 50g CO2/km and are able to  travel at least 70 miles (112km) without any emissions at all.
  • Low emission vehicles are those that have been approved for the government's low emission vehicles plug-in grant. For a list of eligible vehicles please see low-emission vehicles eligible for a plug-in grant on the GOV.UK website
  • The low emission permit rate will only apply to new applications made on or after the 1st June 2020.

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Need assistance with this service?
Get in touch:

Parking permits and enforcement requests (NSL Parking Team)

Telephone0345 680 0189: 8am to 5pm Mon to Fri; & 8am to 4pm Sat

EmailEmail this service (report.onparking@nslservices.co.uk)

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Car parks and on-street parking (Adur & Worthing Parking Services Team)

Telephone01903 221180: 9am to 5pm Mon to Fri (not bank holidays)

EmailEmail this service (parking.comments@adur-worthing.gov.uk)

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Page last updated: 11 April 2022

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