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Resident's parking permits

A Residents Parking scheme has been introduced to the following towns, Ammanford, Carmarthen, Llanelli, Llandeilo and Llandovery. If you live in the zones made available for residents parking you can apply for a permit. 

Permits are available to those people who reside in the residents zones and are valid for 12 months. You should be aware, however, that a permit does not guarantee you a place to park your vehicle - it only gives you permission to do so in the appropriate zone, if space is available.

This permission only applies during the period of validity of your permit and from Monday to Saturday, 8am-6pm.

A permit does not allow you to park on:

  • yellow lines during their time of operation
  • in the one hour limited waiting areas for longer than one hour.

We reserve the right to refuse or withdraw permits for households found to be abusing the scheme.

To apply for a permit or ask a question please email us. Below is a summary of the scheme, the types of permits available, proof required, any conditions and costs.

Type of permit No. of permits Cost
Residents 2 £30 per permit
LPG or electric vehicles: Free

Resident motor vehicles under 2 tonne unladen weight and/or 5.3 metres (17’ 4”) in length or with a maximum of 8 passenger seats. (Includes LPG or electric vehicles)

Two proofs of residency required and proof that you are entitled to drive the vehicle. Permit is issued for a specific vehicle.

LPG or electric vehicle owners will need to supply proof that their vehicle uses LPG or electricity.


Type of permit No. of permits Cost
Resident visitors (cars, light vans only) 1 £30
Issued to the first applicant for a resident permit. Can also be issued, on application, to non-car owners or non-applicants for a resident permit. If you have not applied for a resident permit, you will need to provide 2 proofs of residency.

Type of permit No. of permits Cost
Business located in the zone 1 £50
Proof: A copy of the last Non Domestic Rates Bill

Type of permit No. of permits Cost
Carer 1 Free
Available to a resident who has a long-term sickness or disability or are in need of regular supervision. Proof of the need for medical supervision will be required.

If you lose, damage or destroy your permit or change your vehicle and require a new permit, you will need to make a fresh application along with the relevant proofs and any payment. Any replacement permits issued will be valid for 12 months from its issue date. In the case of a change of vehicle, you will need to surrender your current permit. The charge is to cover the administration cost involved with producing a new permit.

If you have a temporary change of vehicle for a period of not more than one week (i.e. a courtesy car whilst your vehicle is in for repair/service or a hire car) you can use your visitors permit.

If you change address you should return your permit(s) to us for cancellation. Please send your permit(s) to:

Carmarthenshire County Council
Parking Services
PO BOX 90
Carmarthen
SA31 3WR

This is an important part of maintaining the parking permit scheme since until you return your permit(s), we will not be able to issue permit(s) to the new occupiers.

If you have just moved in then you should supply the proofs mentioned in the "Apply for a permit" section. If you move to another permit parking zone you will need to apply for a permit for the new zone. This will require the completion of a new application form, submission of the correct proofs and any payment. Please ensure that you surrender the permit(s) applicable to your former address.

Page updated on: 03/05/2016

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