Parking permits to be extended free of charge
Drivers who have bought season tickets (permits) for council car parks in the East Riding are to have them extended for free for two months.
The decision comes after East Riding of Yorkshire Council made all council car parks and pay-and-display bays free of charge until Sunday, May 31 to show its support for frontline workers and volunteers during the coronavirus effort.
There are more than 600 residents who pay in advance for season tickets to enable them to use long stay car parks, including in Bridlington.
To ensure season ticket holders will not be out of pocket during the free period, the council will extend their permits for free for two months until Sunday, May 31.
○ Residents who have paid for a six-month permit covering this period will be entitled to park for eight months.
○ Those who have paid for 12 months will be able to park for 14 months.
○ Those residents who pay on a rolling monthly basis should cancel their payments until 1 June.
A spokesman said: “If the free parking is extended further than May 31, permits will be extended accordingly.
“Anyone with questions or wanting more information can contact the parking permit team at the council on 01482 393939.”
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