Freedom pass renewals

The process to renew Disabled Persons Freedom Passes expiring on 31st March 2022 has begun, and the Older Persons Passes renewal will start in Mid-December.


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Personalised disabled bay permit terms and conditions

General Terms and Conditions

1.1 You must live in the Borough.

1.2 You must upload the documents showing your full name and current address.

1.3 A permit is issued free of charge.

1.4 Your vehicle must not exceed 2.3m (7’ 6”) in height or 5.25m (17’ 3”) in length.

1.5 A maximum of one permit per bay are allowed at the property.

1.6 Your permit is only valid in the allocated bay and for the vehicle registration number on the permit.

1.7 Your permit is not valid in any other bay, including suspended bays. 

1.8 After you receive your new blue badge you should reapply for your bay.

1.9 Your permit will expire one month after the Blue Badge expiry date. 

1.10 If you no longer require a bay or meet the eligibility criteria you must inform the Council within 28 days.

1.11 We reserve the right, to request at any time, any eligibility document(s) or supporting evidence to check that you are eligible for a permit.

1.12 If you breach any of the terms and conditions your permit may be cancelled without prior notice and you may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice.

1.13 If your bay is suspended then you are responsible for making alternative arrangements.

1.14 If you are issued with a temporary permit (ceased enforcement), it takes two working days to upload on our system. You are responsible for making alternative arrangements until the temporary permit is active.

1.15 The council reserves the right to change the terms and conditions by giving you 28 days’ notice.

Data Protection and General Data Protection Regulation

2.1   To view how the council will use your data, please see visit the data protection & freedom of information section.

2.2   To view our Privacy Notice, see our legal notices.

2.3   We may share information provided to us with other bodies responsible for; auditing, or administering public funds, or where undertaking a public function, in order to prevent and detect fraud.