There's anger in Leeds at plans to charge drivers up to £70 a year for a parking permit.
Some residents are accusing the council of using them to plug a black hole in its finances.
The council says its facing unprecedented budget constraints.
– Councillor Mark Dobson, speaking last month
We certainly don’t underestimate the part that parking has to play in the economy of our vibrant city centre, however we’ve reached a financial point where we have to do things differently.”