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Residential parking permits

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Eligibility 

To be eligible for a residential parking permit you must live in a property with no off-street parking, no reasonable opportunity to modify the property to provide parking and where directly adjacent on-street parking is time restricted.

Residents in Commercial 1 Zones are not eligible for residential parking permits.

Residents of developments or subdivisions where developers have not provided parking will not be eligible for a permit.

If your property is not eligible for a residential parking permit you may wish to use one of the multi-storey car parks on a permanent basis:

Using a residential parking permit

Your permit must be displayed to be valid, you may be issued with a parking infringement if you don't display your permit. The permit does not allow parking on footpaths, no stopping zones, nature strips or other restricted zones. Permits can not be used for boats, trailers or caravans.

Permits expire each year on 30 September. There is an application fee, which is reviewed annually.

Permit cancellation

Your permit is automatically cancelled after the expiry date and may be cancelled at any time if you misuse it or breach the conditions of use.

Apply for a residential parking permit

To apply for a residential parking permit please complete the online form below.

Before you start your application you will need to provide the following:

  • A copy of the vehicle registration certificate showing the vehicle is registered in your name at the property.
  • Evidence that you are a resident at the property such as a utilities bill, or rental agreement in your name

When you apply please do not pay the application fee – we will ask for payment if your application is approved.

Permit applications take approximately two weeks to process, however they may take longer if further information is required.

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  • Resident parking permits will not be issued to residents of properties with off street parking or with a reasonable opportunity to modify their property to provide parking
  • Permits will not be issued to residents of a hotel, apartment or boarding house
  • Permits only provide exemption from time restrictions and will only be issued where there are existing time restrictions in the street adjacent to the property
  • Permits will only be issued to residents of properties in Residential 1, mixed use and Commercial 2 zones. Residents of properties in Commercial 1 Zones are not eligible for resident parking permits
  • Permits will not be issued to boats, trailers, caravans, vehicles over 4.5 tonnes or 7.5m in length
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Contact us

For more information about parking services please contact us on 03 5434 6000


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