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3. Merstham resident parking scheme
Please see what roads are in the scheme (PDF document [227.08Kb]) to ensure that you are eligible for a residents permit before continuing with an application.
- Residents permit application form (PDF - 260.03 KB )
- Visitor permits application form (PDF - 172.15 KB )
- Carer permits application form (PDF - 267.07 KB )
- Operational permits application form (PDF - 147.33 KB )
As of 1st April 2021, Reigate & Banstead Borough Council will no longer accept cheques as a payment method for parking permits.
- Waiting restrictions and double yellow lines are marked in all roads within the Residents Parking Zones. Double yellow lines are restricted at all times and do not require a timeplate.
- Parking places will be marked where residents or their visitors need to park (School Hill only). Between 10am and 2pm (Monday to Saturday) in Quality Street and Old Mill Lane and between 8am and 6pm (Monday to Sunday) in School Hill, vehicles parked in Quality Street, Old Mill Lane or the marked bays in School Hill will need to display a valid parking permit otherwise the vehicle may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).
- Outside these times vehicle can park in the roads and/or parking bays without a permit.
- To cover administration costs resident permits will cost £50 for the first permit and £75 per permit thereafter.
- If you have no off street parking at your property you will be entitled to two resident permits.
- If you have one off street parking space you will be entitled to one resident permit.
- A shared drive does not count as a parking space as it is also a means of access. A parking permit can only be used by one vehicle and has the registration number of that vehicle marked on it.
- To re-issue a permit due to the original becoming lost, damaged or the details needing to be changed there is a £5 administration charge.
- Please note that if you wish to change the details of your vehicle, or request a replacement you must first contact parking services, either by email or telephone. firstname.lastname@example.org 01737276000
Remember you will only need a resident permit if you need to park on the road between 10am and 2pm (Monday to Saturday) in Quality Street and Old Mill Lane or between 8am and 6pm (Monday to Sunday) in School Hill.
- If you have visitors that need to park on the road between 10am and 2pm (Monday to Saturday) in Quality Street and Old Mill Lane or between 8am and 6pm (Monday to Sunday) in School Hill then they will need to display a visitors parking permit in their vehicle.
- Visitor permits are valid for one day and are sold in books of 10 permits at £20 per book.
- Maximum of 120 visitor permits per year will be available to all properties within the Residents Parking Scheme, more can be issued if necessary at our discretion.
Carers Permits are permits which are issued to residents whom are both;
- Housebound, and
- In need of regular short term visits from carers or community care personnel.
The permits cost £10 and are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The permits are to be kept by the resident when not in use and displayed in the vehicle of the visiting carer or community care personnel during their visit.
Operational permits are permits which are issued to medical personnel and community care personnel whose employ requires them to visit a resident during the restricted hours of the scheme.
The permits are free of charge and are valid for 12 months from the date of issue. The permit is vehicle specific and must only be displayed in the vehicle for which it was issued.
“carer” means a person who looks after another personal who is either elderly, disabled or in ill health and is unable to manage and/or cope by themselves without assistance.
“community care personnel” means persons who are employed by or who are members of an official carers organisation operating through Surrey County Council or the National Health Service
"medical personnel" means doctors, nurses, healthcare and community visitors and other categories of medical personnel operating through Surrey County Council or the National Health Service or private healthcare organisations who make house visits
“resident” means a person whose usual place of abode and principal residence is within the resident parking scheme.
Loading and deliveries
Any vehicle will be able to park without a permit on a yellow line or in a parking bay to load and unload or make deliveries.
Blue Badge holders
Blue Badge holders are permitted to park in the roads and/or parking bays without a permit.
Permits can also be issued to carers and health visitors that need to park within the area.
Application forms can be found at the top of this page.