Staff at Hastings Splash Planet amusement park yesterday morning spotted two spelling mistakes in the parking area.
The blunder has resulted in the sign-writing company responsible for it footing the bill. The error has now been fixed.
A Hastings District Council spokeswoman said the initial work was done on Sunday by a private company contracted to paint the car park in time for yesterdays season opening.
Council cannot say what caused it - our concern was to contact the company to get the errors fixed, she said.
How it happened is a matter for that company to resolve.
The area for emergency vehicles was instead written emergancy vehicels.
Splash Planet declined to comment on the incident.