How to apply or renew a permit

Before you start

You will need scanned or photographed documents showing proof of residency and ownership of vehicle. Documents accepted:

  • Residents Permits- Council Tax Bill or Tenancy Agreement, or solicitors completion letter or mortgage statement and Utility Bill and V5 or Vehicle Lease Agreement.  (Please note proof of vehicle ownership not required for Chorley)
  • Visitors Permits - Council Tax Bill or Tenancy Agreement, or solicitors completion letter or mortgage statement and Utility Bill
  • Business Permits - Business Rates Bill or Tenancy Agreement
  • Council Tax should be for the current year, and Utility Bill should be dated within the last 3 months.

Students - if you do not have a utility bill, please upload your tenancy agreement again in the utility bill section

Without the above documents you will not be able to proceed with the application.

The vehicle must be registered at the property the permit is applied for. 

Online applications

Please note we are operating a new permit portal.  You will need to register for a new account. Current permits remain valid until its expiry. Resident permits with a vehicle registration mark are now issued virtually; no paper permits will be issued for such permits.

Apply for your permit online

  1. Press apply for your permit online
  2. Press Register
  3. Fill in your details and press register
  4. Once registered click on the link in your email to confirm account. If you do not receive an email, check your spam or junk folders
  5. Log into permit system with username and password
  6. Complete registration by selecting Resident from customer type, and fill in name, address and contact details, and press submit
  7. From the Permit Applications Available section click apply for the relevant permit you wish to apply for
  8. Read and accept terms and conditions, click Next
  9. Enter vehicle details, Press save, then Next
  10. Select start date and duration
  11. Upload proofs as required, Press Next if you do not attach the documents above the system will not allow you to proceed
  12. Provide additional information if required, Press Next, then Apply
  13. Press pay now

For any queries on the above process please contact 0300 123 6713 or

How to renew a permit

Renew your permit online

If you have a current permit which has not expired you may login to your account, press the relevant permit number and then press renew.

If your permit has already expired you must apply for a new permit.

If renewing, please ensure you write the renewal start date on the form.

Whilst the online application process is the quickest and most efficient way of applying for a permit; if you are unable to do this, you will need to print the form and send the application by post, along with the relevant supporting documents, a cheque or postal order made payable to Lancashire Parking Services to:

Lancashire Parking Services
Permits Section 
PO Box 1023