Surrey County Council, the Highway Authority provides a restricted number of permit parking spaces in Farnham for use by residents during the day.

There are two parking zones known as 'A' and 'B'. The Zone A is around the town centre and the Zone B is in the vicinity of the Railway Station.

The scheme enables eligible residents to park in the 2 hour waiting restricted areas. Signs in the streets where this system is in operation will state these times, which are known as 'controlled hours'. 

Who can apply for a residents' parking permit?

Households with no off-street parking facilities who live on one of the roads listed on the application form, can apply for a maximum of two residents' permits. Households that have an off street parking space can apply for a maximum of one parking permit. Households with two or more off street parking spaces cannot obtain a permit.

How much does a residents' parking permit cost?

The fee for an annual residents' permit is £50 for the first permit and £75 for the second.

How do I apply for a residents' parking permit?

Contact our Farnham office to apply for a residents' permit or download the relevant application form for residents' parking permits in Farnham.

What supporting documents do I need to apply for a permit? 

You need to show:

  • a current utilities bill or rent book for proof of your address
  • your vehicle registration document (VQ5) for proof of ownership of the vehicle you want a permit for.

What if you change your car...

Please contact our Farnham office or download and fill in the Application form for a replacement residents' parking permit in Farnham.

Return the form to Farnham office with your current permit, together with the new vehicle registration document (V5C) stating your name and address.

Visitor Permits

Residents in Zone A and B may purchase one-day visitor permits at a cost of £2.00 each. A maximum of 120 permits per year per household may be purchased. The visitor permit is a form of scratch card, which must be displayed in the visitor's vehicle on arrival at the parking space.

These can be obtained in advance by the resident, from the Farnham Locality Office. Recent proof of residence by the householder is required to be shown on each occasion they are purchased. This proof can be in the form of a utility bill or an official statement, which must be dated within the last three months. Refunds or exchanges cannot be given for these permits.

Page owner: Tina Cunningham. Last updated: 08/06/2015 15:33