Dispensations and suspensions

Dispensations

A dispensation is if you need to load or unload on a single yellow line for longer than 30 minutes. There is a £10 administration charge for each dispensation request per vehicle and location which must be paid in full by debit or credit card before a dispensation request can be processed.

You can apply for a dispensation by calling us between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, or by emailing or faxing us at anytime using the downloadable form below.

For dispensations we will require at least 24 hours notice to process a dispensation application.

  • delivering heavy goods
  • furniture or home removals
  • vehicle with generators

To set up a dispensation we require

  • the location address
  • start and end time
  • company name
  • vehicle registration.

Please find the relevant form and contact details below.

The information collected on the forms listed below will be used by the Council to process your application for a dispensation or a suspension because the Council has an obligation under the law to maintain and manage the public highway in Edinburgh. 

We process under Condition 6(1)(e) “Processing is necessary for the exercise of official authority vested in the data controller.

For further information about how we will use, store and dispose of your data and about your rights under Data Protection legislation please see our Privacy Notice

Suspensions

All parking bay suspensions are be charged at the appropriate public parking rate for the street/area there is no lower charge for the suspension of permit parking bays or for suspensions involving 'essential works' and all charges must be paid in full by debit or credit card before a suspension request can be processed.

You can apply for a suspension by calling us between the hours of 8:30am and 3pm, Monday to Friday, or by emailing or faxing us at anytime using the downloadable form below.

For suspensions we require three days notice excluding the weekends for resident permit parking spaces and two days notice excluding the weekends for public parking bays.

Charges will vary depending on the area.

To set up a suspension we require

  • the location address
  • fax or email details
  • date or dates required
  • reason for suspension

Please find the relevant form and contact details below.

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