Chelmsford City Council

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Terms and conditions for using our car parks

When using our car parks, you need to park in a valid, marked out bay.

You leave your vehicle at your own risk. We do not accept any liability for any accident, loss or damage to persons, vehicles, accessories or contents.

We will issue a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) if you:

  • park beyond the bay markings
  • park in a disabled parking bay and leave the car park without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge and time clock
  • cause an obstruction
  • park and leave the car park without clearly displaying a valid parking permit or season ticket, if applicable


Pay and display car parks

In addition, we will issue a parking fine in any of our unstaffed (Pay and Display) car parks if you:

  • park and leave the car park without clearly displaying or attaching to your windscreen a valid paper Pay and Display ticket with the time side facing up
  • park and leave the car park without purchasing a valid virtual ticket
  • do not make an additional payment to extend your initial virtual parking time 
  • park and leave the car park without obtaining a valid virtual parking permit or season ticket, if applicable

You can download and read the full terms and conditions for using our car parks.

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    Last updated: 08 October 2020

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