Pay for parking online or by phone

You can pay to park using your mobile phone across Lichfield District Council’s city centre car parks using PayByPhone. Simply register with PayByPhone online and you will never have to worry about finding loose change to park in Lichfield again. 

What are the benefits?

  • You don't need to carry loose change to pay for parking
  • If you are running late returning to your car, you can extend your payment at the touch of a button (provided you haven't exceeded the maximum stay in a car park) 
  • You can use PayByPhone in other car parks nationwide, including airports and major shopping centres. Visit to find out more. 

How do I register?

Visit the registration page on PayByPhone’s website. You'll be taken to an online form where you'll be asked to enter your address, car registration number, mobile phone number and payment details.

After registering, you'll receive an email and text message confirming your registration.

Once registered, when you visit any of our car parks listed below, follow the instructions on the signs next to the pay and display ticket machines, and you'll be able to pay for your parking using your phone. 

How do I pay?

Read PayByPhone's instructions on how to pay online, through the app, over the phone or by text.

Transaction charges

Please note: When you use the service, an additional 10p will be added to your booking. If you register for the reminder text option, you will also be charged an extra 10p for each text message reminder you receive.

Is it secure?

The PayByPhone payment system is compliant with the payment card industry standard PCI Level 1. If you want to find out more read PayByPhone's FAQs on their support page.

Car park location codes

  • 59562 Bird Street
  • 59563 Birmingham Road (train station)
  • 59564 Bunkers Hill
  • 59565 Bus Station
  • 59566 Bus Station (coaches only)
  • 59567 Council House (weekends only)
  • 59568 Friary Inner
  • 59569 Greenhill
  • 59570 Greenhough Road
  • 59572 Lombard Lower
  • 59573 Lombard Upper
  • 59574 Birmingham Road (multi storey)
  • 59575 Redcourt
  • 59576 Sandford Street
  • 59577 Shaw Lane
  • 59579 University East
  • 59580 University West

Data handling and protection

Information on data handling and protection in connection with the Pay by Phone system can be found on the Pay by Phone website. Specific queries can be addressed to