Car Parking Permit - Terms and Conditions

Car Parking Permit - Terms and Conditions

  1. The annual permit fee is as per the published fees and charges, runs from the 1 April to the 31 March and is non-refundable.
  2. There is an administrative charge for the replacement of lost permits, as detailed within the published fees and charges.
  3. All permits must be paid for in full upon issue and can only be purchased by the berth holder.
  4. Each permit can have up to 3 registration numbers, but only 1 vehicle may park within the harbour area / Leopold Street multi storey car park at a time.
  5. The permit must be displayed so that it can be seen clearly from the outside.
  6. The permit is only valid for the vehicle registration(s) printed on the permit.
  7. If you change your vehicle or need to add further registration number(s), a new permit will be issued, subject to the old permit being surrendered.  As from 1 April 2016 there will be an administration charge to amend parking permits as per the published fees and charges.
  8. Failure to clearly display the permit may result in a Penalty Charge Notice being issued.
  9. The permit is not valid within Pier Yard or Military Road pay and display car park areas.
  10. The holding of a permit does not guarantee that a parking space will be available when and where required.
  11. Annual harbour parking permits can park in Leopold Street multi storey at any time.  Please note: the ground floor is available 24/7, the remaining floors are closed between 19.00 and 07.00 hours daily.
  12. Disabled parking, ie the Blue Badge scheme does not apply within the Harbour area.
  13. Thanet District Council will not be liable for loss or damage or the fittings or the contents thereof, or injury to any person however such damage or injury made be caused.
  14. Following consultation with the Harbour Users Group, a new car parking system was introduced in April 2014, as follows:
    • Permit 1: This will be for the berth holder only, at the annual rate, and will facilitate parking within the marina area and Leopold Street multi storey.
    • Permit 2: This is for a second berth holder / crew member, at the annual rate, and will facilitate the same parking zones as the first permit.
    • Permits 3-5: For additional and up to the total of allowance, the annual fee is as per the published fees and charges: This will enable parking at Leopold Street multi storey only. Parking within the marina area will be prohibited.