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Permit Zones

Permit Entitlement

Parking Permits

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Aberdeen City parking permits are available for residents, businesses and contractors whose residence or place of business is within a controlled parking zone (CPZ). 

Apply for a Residential Parking Permit

Apply for a Business Parking Permit

Apply for a Contractor Parking Permit

Apply for a Monthly Parking Permit

Renew your Parking Permit Online


Closing Date for Old Garthdee Controlled Parking Zone (Y) Permit Refunds

As a result of the current agreement between Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen City Council, residents of the controlled zone will not be charged for permits until 30 September 2025.  Aberdeen City Council agreed that any permits purchased after 1 August 2013 will be liable for a full refund.  The closing date for permit refunds is 12 noon on 1 September 2016.

Any resident who has not yet submitted the form sent to them with the joint letter from Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen City Council should do so before the closing date. 

If a you require the form to submit an application for a permit refund, please contact Aberdeen City Council by telephoning 01224 522385 or by email –



Please follow the links on the right to find out more information about eligibility, zones and prices. Here you will find all the relevant documents available for download.

Please refer to Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

If you are unable to find the information you require on the website or need any assistance with your application please telephone 03000 200 292.