Can I get a disabled parking outside my house?

The council can help people with disabilities by providing parking bays outside their home. Any person with a valid Blue Badge can park in a disabled bay at any time. To be eligible for a disabled parking bay you must: have a valid Blue Badge.

How do I get a disabled parking space?

These forms are available on our website; at the information desk at County Hall; at our Dundrum offices; by fax; and by post. a copy of your current disabled parking permit, front and back – this is the Blue Badge.

Are disabled parking bays enforceable?

Mandatory disabled bays have formal status on the highway. They are underpinned in law by a Traffic Regulation Order which means that they are legally enforceable. Parking in a mandatory disabled parking bay without displaying a valid Blue Badge is therefore likely to incur a Penalty Charge Notice.

Can I renew Blue Badge online?

Individuals and support organisations can apply for or renew a Blue Badge online or by post. With your application form, you must also include the right fee, photograph and supporting documents.

Is it illegal to park in a disabled space outside a house UK?

Disabled bays are marked in white. They are advisory only and have no legal standing. While a bay is intended for the person who applies for it, other disabled drivers can use it. Although we ask able-bodied drivers to park elsewhere, anyone can use them.

Who qualifies for a disabled parking space?

To qualify, you must hold a valid Blue Badge and: receive the higher rate mobility component of the disability living allowance (if you do not receive a qualifying allowance because you are of retirement age, you will need to supply medical information from your GP or hospital consultant to support your application)

Is parking free for disabled?

Metered parking zones – On-street metered parking is often free parking with a disabled parking permit. Spaces with posted time limits – In most places, disability parking permits allow you to park for an unlimited amount of time in a space with a posted time limit, such as a one-hour zone.

Do you have to pay for a disabled bay outside your house?

Apply for a disabled resident parking bay There is no charge to apply. Documents you will need to scan and send with your application: A copy of your award letter from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that says that you receive: the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance; or.

Can a disabled space be removed?

Where disabled persons parking bays are considered to be no longer necessary due to a change in circumstances or reported to be unused, they will be removed. If you wish to apply for the removal of a disabled bay you must do so in writing.

Can anyone park in a white disabled bay?

You must display your White or Blue Badge on your vehicle’s dashboard while parking or driving. The details of your badge should be clearly visible. If you fail to display your badge you may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN). Free parking for as long as necessary outside of these times.

Does having a Blue Badge mean you are registered disabled?

The disabled parking place for blue badge users does not belong to you, other badge holders can park there when displaying their blue badge. You might be able to get a disabled space outside your own home that only you can use. you have a valid disabled person’s badge – blue badge.

What are the rules for Blue Badge holders?

Your Blue Badge usually lets you park for free:

  • on streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to.
  • in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit.