Residential parking permits
You require a permit to park in specifically marked permit areas.
People who have parking restrictions outside or within 100 metres of their home can apply for a permit to park in the area to stay over the time limit.
Apply for a permit
- Your car's registration number.
- 2 documents proving that you live or work at the address for the permit.
Download the residential parking permit application form and return the form to any customer service centres along with your payment.
Renewing your permit
Parking permits expire 28 February each year. We will send you a renewal notice 4 to 6 weeks before your permit expires.
You can make payment by credit card online and the permit will be posted to you within 7 business days.
If you require a replacement permit, you need to print, complete and submit the replacement residential parking permit application form.
Please do not send cash in the mail. If sending an application in the mail with a money order/cheque or alternatively attend a customer service branch for other payment options.
For all other questions, please read the residential parking permit frequently asked questions.
Temporary parking permits
Temporary parking permits are available for all properties for a 4-week period.
- Type 1 temporary permits are available to residents of properties that were constructed prior to December 2004
- Type 2 temporary permits are available to residents of properties that were constructed after December 2004
Number of permits
Each household can have a maximum of two permits.
Households with off-street parking (for example, a driveway), a right of way (laneway between house blocks) or with a garage are entitled to one permit only.
Cost of permits
Half-yearly permit fees effective from 1 September 2023.
All permits expire 28 February 2024.
|Type of permit||Yearly fee
(1 March to 28 Feb)
Half yearly fee - if applicable
|Pension first permit||$23||$11.50|
|Pension second permit||$35||$17.50|
|Type 1 temporary permit||$46 per month||$46 per month|
|Type 2 temporary permit||
$100 for the first month
Parking using a permit
The residential parking permit will allow you to park outside residential properties only in the area that it was issued. To find the parking area applicable to your property, view our Local parking area map.
These permits are not valid on a main road and do not exempt the holder from receiving penalties for Clearways, No Stopping, Loading Zones or other statutory offences.