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Pay and Display

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak parking charges in the council’s off-street car-parks and associated enforcement has been suspended for the foreseeable period. The decision has been taken to alleviate any concerns that members of the public may have had with touching the machines and to reduce the need for our staff in attending them.

On this page you will find information on the following:

View car parks privacy notices.

Scale of charges

Paid parking periods

  • Up to 1 hour - £0.50
  • Up to 2 hours - £1.00
  • Up to 5 hours - £3.00
  • Up to 9 hours - £5.00

The above charges do not apply to country parks.   

Payment options

We offer a range of payments options for parking charges. You can pay at machines using coins or card payment via chip or contactless technology. You can also pay via cashless parking provider, RingGo.

Pay by card

To obtain a ticket, or pay an excess charge at the instant rate using card, please follow these instructions:

  1. enter vehicle registration then press green button
  2. check registration
  3. select amount to pay using the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) symbols and present or insert card for payment
  4. press green button to confirm transaction

If you are experiencing difficulty please telephone 01467 536060.

Instructions for paying with card and coins diagram

Pay by coins

To obtain a ticket, or pay an excess charge at the instant rate using coins, please follow these instructions:

  1. enter vehicle registration then press green button
  2. check registration
  3. insert correct value of coins
  4. press green button to confirm transaction

Pay by RingGo

Cashless parking lets you pay for your parking without using a machine. This service is offered by RingGo. 

Visit our cashless parking page to find out how to register with RingGo and pay for parking using a mobile device or PC.

Making parking payments in Turriff

Tarriffs are from Monday to Saturday, 8am to 5pm:

  • Up to 2 hours - free of charge but requires a ticket
  • No return for 2 hours from ticket expiry time - excess charge notice (ECN)

To obtain a ticket:

  1. enter vehicle registration
  2. check registration and press green button to confirm
  3. select 2 hours free parking - using the the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) symbols
  4. press green button to confirm transaction

To pay ECN:

  1. enter vehicle registration
  2. check registration and press green button to confirm
  3. select ECN using the the '+' (plus) or '-' (minus) symbols, and make payment by coins, contactless or chip
  4. press green button to confirm transaction

If you are experiencing difficulty please telephone 01467 536060.

Making payments in Turriff diagram

Exemption for disabled drivers

A disabled person's vehicle, displaying a valid Blue Badge, will be exempt from payment of any parking charge. 

Faulty payment meters

To report a faulty payment meter please: