Business trader permits

Business traders permits are provided for contractors carrying out works within properties/businesses located within a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ).

Business traders permits can be purchased for a period of three, six or 12 months. 

In applying for the business traders permit you are bound by our terms and conditions.

Apply by post

Postal applications take 10 working days to process from the date we receive your application. Please provide:

  • A fully completed business traders permit application form
  • You will also need to provide copies of Proof of Contractual Works or Planning Permission
  • Payment must be in the form of a cheque made payable to Ealing Council only. Post-dated cheques will not be accepted.

To apply to renew a business traders permit you must again need to provide the information requested above. Please provide your current permit number on your renewal application form.

Change of vehicle

If you have changed your vehicle you will need to apply for the vehicle details on your permit to be amended. If you do not do this your vehicle may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) when parked in a permit holder bay in your zone.  A change of vehicle can be processed for any annual permit.

To apply for the change of vehicle you will need to return your current permit to parking services. It must be attached to a business traders permit application form that has been completed with the new vehicles details and a payment of £10. You can submit your application either in person at Perceval House or through the post.  Your permit will then be reissued to you under the new vehicles details.

If you apply in person at Perceval House the application form will be available in customer services reception.

Please note: If you apply in person the application will be processed. If you apply through the post your application will be processed within 10 working days from the date it is received.

*Please note: If paying in person at Perceval House, the payment methods are credit and debit cards. (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday).

If paying through the post you can pay by a cheque or postal order made payable to "Ealing Council". Post-dated cheques and postage stamps will not be accepted.