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Request a disabled parking bay

Find out how to apply for a disabled parking bay outside or near your home.

A disabled persons' parking bay is marked on the road to show the space has been reserved for a disabled person.

We will try to the mark the bay outside or near your home but this could depend on road safety issues.

Request a disabled parking bay

pdf icon Disabled parking bay application form [93kb]

Eligibility criteria

The applicant:

  • must be a Blue Badge holder
  • does not have access to off road parking such as a driveway or garage
  • is the driver of the vehicle which is registered to the address the parking bay is being requested
  • is the passenger and cannot be left unattended while the driver parks or picking up and dropping off is unsafe unless a parking bay is provided

What happens next?

  • send your completed application form to your local HSCP office
  • if you don't know the address, you can call 0141 451 0866 to find out the address of your local office
  • we will process your application to decide if you qualify for a disabled parking bay or not
  • we may contact you for further information or an occupational therapist may carry out a home visit
  • during a home visit, the occupational therapist will talk to you about your needs and ask to see documentation including your Blue Badge and vehicle registration
  • if the occupational therapist decides you are entitled to a parking bay, a member of the Roads department will need to visit the location
  • the Roads department will determine if the location is suitable for a disabled parking bay and send his report to the occupational therapist
  • there are some circumstances where a location might not suitable for a disabled parking bay such as on a busy road
  • once the request for the disabled parking bay has been approved, the work will be scheduled by the Roads department
  • the process from application to installation of the parking bay takes around 2 months

Please note the parking bay is not for exclusive use and can be used by anyone displaying a Blue Badge.

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