Residential on-street parking permit If you live in a permit scheme area in Cumberland then you can apply for a permit to allow you to park near your property. Commercial parking permit These permits are used by businesses, such as hotels, to provide their customers with parking in the council’s car parks. Annual and monthly car park permits How to apply for long-term parking permits in Carlisle, Allerdale and Copeland. Contractor waiver parking permit If you’re a contractor, for example a builder, working on a property you can apply for a short-term permit to let you park while work is being undertaken. Worker discount parking permit in Allerdale If you are on a low income you can apply for a worker permit to park on certain car parks within the town you work in.