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Resident parking scheme

A Resident Parking Scheme is in force in areas of Dolgellau, Pwllheli and Caernarfon:


  • Ffordd Aran / Arran Road
  • Heol Plas Uchaf / Springfield Street

Go to the List of Houses for Resident Parking Scheme to see which houses in these streets are included in the scheme.


  • Yr Ala
  • Ala Uchaf
  • St Peter's Terrace / Lleiniau


  • 1 - 7 Priordy Terrace / Vinegar Hill

If you live in one of these houses you will have already received an information pack in the post.

You can buy a Residents’ Parking Permit if your main residence is part of the scheme. The permit will allow you to park without restriction in a ‘residents’ bay’. Only one permit per household is allowed.

Applying for a Residents’ Parking Permit
You can apply for a Residents’ Parking Permit (valid for 12 months) by calling 01766 771000.

To apply you will need to provide:

  1. Personal details – full name, address, post code, telephone number
  2. Vehicle details – registration number, make (e.g. Ford), model, colour
  3. Payment – a 12 month permit costs £50 – you can pay by phone using a debit card or by sending a cheque or postal order (payable to Gwynedd Council) along with your documents
  4. After making your application over the phone you will need to send us 2 documents before we can send you the permit. Please post the following to Galw Gwynedd, Cyngor Gwynedd, Uned 2, Parc Busnes Eryri, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd LL48 6LD:

    - a photocopy of one document that proves where you live, e.g. rent book, council tax bill, water/electricity/gas bill

    - a photocopy of one document that proves you are the owner of the vehicle, e.g. vehicle registration documents, hiring/leasing agreement showing your name, a recent letter from your employer if it is a work car or van

Applying for a Visitors’ Parking Permit
You can buy a Visitors’ Parking Permit which allows someone visiting your home to park in a ‘residents’ bay’ for up to 24 hours.

The permits are available in books of 10 at a cost of £5.

To buy a Visitors’ Parking Permit call 01766 771000.

What if something happens to my permit or I change my car?
Call 01766 771000 to arrange a new permit:

  • Replace a damaged permit £10
  • Replace a lost permit £20
  • Transfer permit to another vehicle £10

This is a 12 month pilot scheme which will be revised at the end of this period.

For more information about the scheme call 01766 771000.


List of Houses for Resident Parking Schemepdf (pdf, 62k)

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Last updated: 30/04/2013
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