HAPLESS Danny Phillips is shelling out £150 a month in parking fines.
The 24-year-old lives in a flat in Huddersfield town centre - but can't find anywhere to leave his car.
Now, he is appealing for Kirklees Council to give him a special permit.
"It's something they need to look at, or they'll find it hard to attract people to live in the town centre," said Mr Phillips.
He lives in Byram Street, where he can park overnight until 9am. But because of his job at furnishers MFI he often doesn't have to leave the flat until later.
It has led to him being given four or five parking tickets a month.
Mr Phillips said: "It's not that I want to park there all day, or that I'm causing an obstruction.
"I just want some leeway with the time in the mornings, but they won't give me a permit.
"The irony is that I've lived there for four years, but the people in the shop underneath have been there for less and have got permits."
He said Kirklees had offered him a permit to park near the multi-storey flats in Southgate. But he refused the offer, because he feared his car would become a target for thieves.
"I'm getting parking tickets nearly every week and I just pay them. But I'm getting fed up," said Mr Phillips.
"There are no facilities for people who live in the town centre and it's something the authorities are going to have to investigate.
"I'm paying council tax, but no-one is willing to help me."
A council spokeswoman advised him to speak to the highways office about a permit.
She added: "The parking tickets were issued by the police and Mr Phillips should take up this aspect with them.
"There is no residents' parking permit scheme in Byram Street."
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