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Eligibility criteria and request a scheme

Eligibility criteria

For a Residents Parking Scheme to be implemented, the following criteria MUST apply: 

  • no more than 50% of dwellings have or could have private parking available;
  • no less than 75% of the available kerbside space is occupied for more than six hours. Between 8am and 6pm on five or more days per week from Monday to Saturday inclusive. A genuine need of residents must be established;
  • after a full consultation process, more than 50% of the total dwellings in the streets affected need to be in favour.

See the guidance on Residents Parking Schemes for more information. 

Request scheme

To request a scheme, please read the eligibility criteria before applying.

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Or apply in writing to: The Resident Parking Scheme Officer, Isle of Wight Council, Parking Operations, Floor 5, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1UD.

Please include your contact details, the location of the proposed new scheme you're requesting and reason for your request.

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Contact information

Parking Services

Floor 5
County Hall
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm