We recommend that you watch the following video which will show you how to apply online for a parking permit. It also explains the follow on payment process should your application be successful.
Please allow 5 - 10 working days for the processing of your application
Applicants for a Residents Permit (new or renewal) are liable for parking charges(disc/Park by Phone) until the date of issue of permit, if parking in a disk parking area within the designated times.
Please see the notes at the bottom of this page regarding the Resident's Parking Permit entitlements.
For contractor permits (Abnormal Load, Temporary Road Closure) please click HERE
If your application is successful, you will receive an email inviting you to pay for the permit. You will need a credit or debit card to complete the transaction.
Please note the following parking permit rules in relation to where you live in Cork City:
Cork City Council residents and Cork City Council tenants within the Ballincollig area are restricted to the following limits
Cork City Council residents and Cork City Council tenants within the Douglas area are restricted to the following limits
Cork City Council Residents (Owner/Occupier) and Cork City Council tenants within the prior to expansion city area are restricted to the following limits
Cork City Council Residents (Private Renters) within the prior to expansion city area are restricted to the following limits
*Maximum of 4 permits, subject to restriction below, reducing to 3 (three) with effect from the 1st of January 2027.
In the interim period, commencing 1st May 2022 until 31st December 2026:
Termination of Permit:
Cork City Council reserves the right to terminate a permit and/or application if deemed necessary due to insufficient documentation, further information required, eligibility for permit etc.