Monthly Car Park Permit

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

Most public car parks are now open.

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How to get a parking permit for Bournemouth - PayByPhone, the quick and easy way to pay to park. Register for PayByPhone now

To register and buy a permit, you need an active PayByPhone account.

You can download the app to register or online Register for PayByPhone

To start a monthly session:

  • Select the correct vehicle registration number.

  • Enter the 5-digit location code for the car park you want the permit for.

  • Request a 1-month parking permit to end 31 days from date of purchase

  • You can also buy a PayByPhone permit online, where you can also find out more about the service. You can get a VAT receipt for the permit here by logging into your account.
  • New Customer self service support centre

Important conditions of purchase and use - please read

  • Once you’ve bought your permit, you can’t get a refund.
  • However, you can amend the vehicle registration number on the permit once to a new registration number and once back to the original registration number during the month. To amend your registration number, you can email the details at least 2 day in advance to or call the PayByPhone contact centre on 03304004357 and speak to an advisor.
  • If you have multiple vehicles on your account it is the Customer’s responsibly to ensure you have booked the session for the correct vehicle.
  • It is the Customer’s responsibly to ensure sessions are renewed
  • If you purchase a Monthly session within the Town Centre Permit zone, you can park in any of the following car parks, Central, Richmond Hill, Winter Gardens, West Hill & Keystone House.
  • If you purchase a Monthly session within the Town Centre Outer Permit zone, you can park in any of the following car parks Cotlands Road, Madeira Road MSCP,Lansdowne Road & Berry Court.
  • If you are unable to download the app you can register by phone on 01202 217070.

Please note that buying a monthly permit does not guarantee you a space.

Monthly permit prices - town centre

 Which car parks you can use

PayByPhone (monthly session)

Monthly Permit Location code

Town Centre Permit

Valid in

Central, Richmond Hill, Winter Gardens, West Hill & Keystone House Car Parks





Town Centre Outer Permit

Valid in

Cotlands Rd, Madeira Rd MSCP Lansdowne Rd & Berry Court Car Parks






Can only be purchased via our online permits system

Avenue Road MSCP


£74 (monthly)

Can only be purchased online by visiting -

Please note there are no refunds on monthly Permits and a replacement subscriber card if lost or stolen is £25.00


Please note when applying/renewing this permit type that permits can only be activated and extended during office hours which are Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 and Friday 08:30 - 16:30.  You will be unable to use your permit until it has been activated/extended.

Monthly permit prices - other sites



PayByPhone (monthly session)

Prices include VAT

Monthly Permit Location codes

Milburn Road:
(long stay section only),
Princess Rd:
(permit overflow only)



Hawkwood Road No.3/Main



Queens Road



Kings Park



Cramner Road



Woodside Road



Seabourne Road



Southbourne Crossroads



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Bournemouth Borough Council use any data collected through the issuing of this Notice to Owner and associated statutory requirements for the enforcement of traffic contraventions and other associated purposes. This data may be disclosed to other enforcement agencies or the data may also use in connection with the prevention or detection of fraud or other crime. All processing of this data will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. We hold the information that you provide in both computerised and manual record systems. You are able to see a copy of the information held about you. For further information, please see our Privacy Statement