The Blue Badge Scheme

What does it do?

Badge holders may park free of charge and without time limit at
parking meters on street and "pay and display" on street parking unless
local traffic orders prevent this

Badge holders may be exempt from limits on parking times imposed on others

Badge holders may usually park on single or double yellow lines
for up to three hours in England and Wales and without time limit in
Scotland unless this is prevented by a ban or local scheme

Who it is for?

For people with severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers. The Scheme also applies to registered blind people, and people with very severe upper limb disabilities who regularly drive a vehicle but cannot turn a steering wheel by hand.

Where it is available?

Local service (East Staffordshire, Lichfield, South Staffordshire, Stafford, Staffordshire Moorlands, Tamworth, Cannock Chase, Newcastle-under-Lyme).

What it costs:

The fee for the replacement of a lost or stolen badge is £2.

How to access or apply for it:

You can apply for your badge online. See website.

email: social.services@staffordshire.gov.uk

or contact your local office:

Cannock Chase District Council area - Tel: 01543 510300
East Staffordshire Borough Council area - Tel: 01283 239888
Lichfield District Council area - Tel: 01543 510800
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council area - Tel: 01782 296005
South Staffordshire District Council area - Tel: 01902 434000
Stafford Borough Council area - Tel: 01785 276969
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council area - Tel: 01538 483112 
Tamworth Borough Council area - Tel: 01827 475506

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Info last updated:

18/03/2011
Provider
St Chads Place, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LR