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Car Parks

Mendip District Council operates 42 car parks throughout the district. Of these seven are free, three are for residents only, three are for business use only and the remainder are pay & display. Charges and operating times vary between car parks.

Penalty Charge Notices

Responsibility for parking enforcement, payments and appeals are the responsibility of Somerset County Council and their service provider NSL. Links to their website to pay or challenge a Penalty Charge Notice can be found below.

Pay your Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)

Challenge/Appeal a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)

Off-Street Parking

View a full list of Pay & Display Car Parks in Mendip with charges and general information for each Car Park.

Customers have the option to pay using 'Phone and Pay'. Full details are available on the side of ticket machines or on the Phone and Pay website.

Car Park Hire

Car Parks/Parking bays may be hired from Mendip District Council for events and filming. If you would like further information on hiring one of our car parks/car parking spaces please use the contact details below, or fill out the below form and return to us.

pdf icon Car Park Hire Application Form [22kb]

MDC Parking Order

The new Mendip District Council Off Street Parking Places Order 2018 comes into force on Monday, 1st October 2018.

 pdf icon Notice of Making 2018 [73kb]

 pdf icon MDC Off Street Parking Places Order 2018 [8Mb]

Parking Order Consulatation Responses

In addition to the responses to the consultation on the proposed new Parking Places Order, the reviewing officers were aware of comments received as part of the consultation on the Car Park Charges Review strategy and the consideration of these by Cabinet on [date 2018]. The comments received during that consultation, insofar as they related to changes proposed by the new Order, were considered as part of this consultation with officers being mindful of the decision previously made by Cabinet.

The Council decided after due consideration of all relevant responses and other circumstances that it was appropriate to make the Mendip District Council Off Street Parking Places Order 2018.

pdf icon Consultation Responses [236kb]

Contact Details

For enquiries relating to on street parking, PCN's and parking enforcement contact;

Somerset Parking Partnership, Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY


Tel: 0300 123 2224

For enquiries relating to off street parking, pay and display machines, car park hire, residents permits, business permits and season tickets contact;

Car Parks Department, Mendip District Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5BT


Tel: 0300 303 8588

pdf icon Useful Parking Advisor Contacts [151kb]

Last modified: 11 October 2018