Parking restrictions

Search for a postcode to see what parking is allowed (Inverness and Fort William only).

The Highland Council is responsible for enforcing all parking, waiting and loading restrictions in the Highlands. Police Scotland are still responsible for enforcement of reportable offences such as dangerous parking or obstruction.

Parking policy

Traffic order consultations

Guidance on parking enforcement

Guidance on good parking

Permits, fees and charges explained

Highland Council HQ car park machines accepting coins only

5 Apr 2017

Highland Council is advising motorists that its car parking machines at Council headquarters on Glenurquhart Road, Inverness are accepting coins only at this point in time.

Motorists warned new parking penalty charging in Highland

29 Sep 2016

The Highland Council is warning motorists in the Highlands that the local authority will be responsible under Decriminalised Parking Enforcement (DPE) for issuing penalty charge notices for illegally parked, waiting or loading vehicles from Monday 3 October.

Changes to parking fine enforcement

26 Sep 2016

The Highland Council will be taking over responsibility for enforcing parking restrictions across the whole of the Highlands from Monday 3 October 2016.

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