Christmas opening times

The council closes at 2.00pm, 23 December 2022 and will not reopen until 9am, 3 January 2023 so some of our services will be affected during this time.

Please take note of the following information which applies to the Christmas and New Year period.

Parking Services offers

Chichester District Council is encouraging people to shop locally and pay for their parking using contactless payments where possible. In December we will be introducing the following:

Car parkDiscountDate & timeEvent
Avenue de Chartres multi-storey car park, ChichesterFree parking26 November from 4pmThe Christmas light switch on.
Avenue de Chartres multi-storey car park, ChichesterFree parking15 & 22 December from 4pmLate night shopping events.
Most council-owned car parks district wide

Select two hours and get the third hour free when using the MiPermit app.

MiPermit is the easiest way to pay for parking in the Chichester District, via the app, by phone, text or online.

Throughout December 

MiPermit offers

MiPermit is the easier way to pay for parking inthe Chichester District, via the app, by phone, text or online.

  • Select two hours and get the third hour free in the majority of our council owned car parks across the district when using the MiPermit app.
     

Mipermit service availability

Please take note of the following opening times which applies to the Christmas and New Year period for Mipermit, so some of their services will be affected during this time.

Date: 

Times: 

Notes: 

Friday 23 December

08.00 - 18.00 

 

Saturday 24 December

08.00 - 16.00 

 

Sunday 25 December

CLOSED 

Christmas Day 

Monday 26 December

10.00 - 16.00 

Bank Holiday  

Tuesday 27 December 

10.00 - 16.00 

Bank Holiday  

Wednesday 28 December

08.00 - 16.00 

 

Thursday 29 December

08.00 - 16.00 

 

Friday 30 December

08.00 - 16.00 

 

Saturday 31 December 

08.00 - 16.00  

 

Sunday 01 January

10.00 - 16.00 

 

Monday 02 January

10.00 - 16.00 

Bank Holiday  

Tuesday 03 January

08.00 - 18.00 

 

Residents and all other on street permits

To avoid disappointment, when renewing, applying for, replacing or updating a registration on an existing permit, you must do this prior to 12 December 2022.

Please make sure that you provide/upload the necessary documentation to enable us to process your request as quickly as possible. Permits will be posted to you 2nd class post if applicable.

Whereas we will always do our best to respond to you, if your request is received after this time we may not be able to process the permit until 6 January.

During the period from 12.00pm, 22 December 2022 to 9am, 3 January 2023, we will be unable to:

  • Create new permits
  • Renew permits
  • Change vehicle registration marks
  • Replace lost permits

For Zones E, F, G, H, H2, J, K, L, M, N and O, please remember that without your permit displayed clearly in your vehicle, you are not entitled to park in the Permit Holder bays and you should find alternative parking.

To renew, apply or update a permit, please visit our Permits page and select your permit type.

Parking bay suspensions

Requests for Bay Suspensions must be received by 16 December. Payment must be received by the 19 December, to enable us to produce and display the signs. We may not be able to process requests received after this time.

Please visit our Parking bay suspensions  pages for further information about bay suspensions.

Dispensations

Requests for Dispensations must be received by 12.00pm, 22 December. We may not be able to process requests received after this time. To apply for a dispensation please visit our Dispensations page.