Vehicles that qualify include electric, gas and dual-fuelled vehicles (e.g. electric hybrids). It does not include biodiesel-enabled vehicles.
The scheme is for anyone with an eligible vehicle, irrespective of home address.
It can't be used in car parks we don't run or in other parking permit zones like Broomhill and Hillsborough.
Complete the application for yourself and 1 application per person per household.
There is an annual fee of £100.
Use this if you change your vehicle, lose a permit, if your permit is stolen or damaged.
If your permit has been damaged or you have changed your vehicle you will need to return your original permit to P.O Box 4935, Sheffield, S2 9EW before your duplicate permit will be sent out.
If your permit has been lost or stolen you will need to provide a lost property or crime reference number.
A £20 fee applies for a replacement permit and timer disc. £20 for one or both.
No refunds are available on permits, which may be relinquished, for any reason, during their period of validity.
You will be issued with a permit showing the vehicle registration number and a cardboard clock.
Permits will not be issued for any period less than 12 months. When parking, both the permit and the clock (set to the arrival time) will need to be clearly displayed in the vehicle windscreen.
If you don't comply with the conditions of the scheme you may receive a parking fine.
With your green permit you can only stay for 2 hours on street, with some exceptions.
Car parks tend not to have special time limits for green permits, but there are some where you can only stay for 6 hours.
Remember to set your green permit clock at the time of arrival. See details below.
Green permits will allow a maximum stay of 2 hours in on-street Pay & Display bays.
However on-street parking bays at the following locations have no time limit:
If you can't remember if a street is on the list look for the Ring-Go location number 7903 on the ticket machine.
The following car parks are restricted to a maximum-stay period of 6 hours for green permit holders:
The other car parks we run in the city centre are not limited for green permit holders.
When we have all your supporting evidence, we will respond to your application within 5 working days, however if your application requires further investigation we will contact you within 28 working days.
Contact us about parking permits.