Skip to content
  1. Do it online
  2. Login
  3. Have your say
  4. My Durham

Voters are reminded that postal votes can be handed into any polling station within the electoral division up until 10.00pm. If you haven't received your ballot pack and you are registered to vote by post, please contact our election helpline on 03000 261 212.

Free parking after 2.00pm in Durham County Council on street and off street car parks across the county from 1 April 2021 - no ticket needed.
Offer excludes car parks at Hardwick Park in Sedgefield, Wharton Park Durham, or Riverside Park in Chester-le-Street (consisting of South Ropery Lane, North Ropery Lane and the Donald Owen Clark car parks).

Controlled Parking Zones and areas


A Controlled Parking Area (CPA) or Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) is an area where special parking restrictions apply

virus

We provide free parking for NHS staff, health and social care workers and NHS volunteers (critical care workers) in our car parks and on street bays. You need to apply for a government permit from your employer which can be displayed in your car. Use the NHS Free Parking Search to find free parking locations.

Controlled parking helps reduce and control the problems of long stay parking by commuters and office workers, which then helps create space for short stay visitors, such as shoppers and tourists as well as residents and their visitors. 

The zones/areas have many similar parking restrictions to those found when parking on the streets in other places, and you may need a permit before you can park.

Pay and display bays and permit holder only areas are restricted between certain hours (please refer to signage). Parking is free outside of operational hours and on bank holidays.

 

Contact us
Parking Services
03000 263 985
Our address is:
  • PO Box 568
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 9GP
Share this page on Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page