A parking bay suspension is only available to be applied for when a vehicle has to be parked for longer than permitted or in a restricted area. Reasons could include emergency works, building works and essential renovations where it is necessary to have the vehicle nearby.

Apply for a parking bay suspension [https://www.coventry.gov.uk/applyparkingbaysuspension]

You will need to give the following information:

  • Vehicle registration number
  • Company name and address
  • Location of the bay to be suspended
  • Type of bay - e,g, resident, pay and display
  • Length of bay to be suspended
  • Number of days the suspension is required for
  • Reasons for suspending the bay

After payment has been made the application will be processed and a confirmation e-mail sent. Once the form has been completed and sent to Parking Services, an officer will call you to take payment by credit/debit card. (Mastercard/Visa/Switch/Maestro Delta/Solo).

We need at least 5 working days (not including Weekends or Bank Holidays) before the suspension is due to start to deal with the request.


Bay suspensions are charged at £50 per application and £25 per bay per day.

The standard length of a bay is 5m.

Parking Services (enforcement)

Address: PO Box 15
Council House
Earl Street

Telephone: 024 7683 4367 [tel:02476834367]