The Blue Badge Scheme provides a national arrangement of parking concessions for people with severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers. The scheme also applies to registered blind people, and people with very severe upper limb disabilities who regularly drive a vehicle but cannot turn a steering wheel by hand. Apply for, or renew, a blue badge Staffordshire County Council is responsible for disabled parking permits. To apply for, or to renew a blue badge, please visit Staffordshire County Council's website. Where you can park in East Staffordshire Blue Badge holders can park in any council owned car park free of charge, all day except the Market Place bays where there is a time limit of 1 hour free parking for disabled badge holders then no return within 2 hours. See the list of car parks in East Staffordshire.