Licence to Use Car Parking Space for Non-Business Purposes

Licence to Use Domestic Car Parking Space

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This Licence to Use Domestic Car Parking Space should be used where the owner of a car parking space wishes to permit another person to use the space to park a domestic vehicle. 

This template can be used for a variety of types of parking space, such as a single open-air plot or a space in a multi-storey car park.

This template is not designed for use where the licensee is parking a vehicle for business purposes. If business use is intended, please see the templates in the Bare Land Leases and Licences section of the Property Folder.

The use of a car parking space could be construed as a lease or a licence arrangement. This document aims to create a licence by (a) giving the Licensor the right to move the Licensee to a different parking space and (b) allowing the Licensor to limit the Licensee’s use to specified “Permitted Hours”. These provisions help to make the case that the Licensee does not have exclusive possession of the Premises (exclusive possession points towards the arrangement being a lease, with the risk that it is more difficult to take back possession of the premises).

The licence grants the Licensee the right to use the parking space for the Licence Period. If relevant, the Licensee is also given a right of way over any land owned by the Licensor which gives access to the parking space.

The Licensee is to pay a licence fee. No mention is made of council tax, business rates or utilities charges. If any of these apply to the parking space, the Licensor must make sure that the licence fee is sufficient to cover these outgoings.

The Licence Period can be brought to an end early by either party giving notice as set out in clause 4.

Optional phrases / clauses are enclosed in square brackets. These should be read carefully and selected so as to be compatible with one another. Unused options should be removed from the document.

This Licence to Use Domestic Car Parking Space is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.

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