Resident Parking

 

To provide equitable access to on-street parking in congested areas, Council operates a resident parking scheme.

The scheme is based on the RMS's guidelines for resident parking.

This ensures that the number of permits issued does not exceed the number of resident parking spaces available.

There are three (3) parking zones within the North Sydney Council area and the number of permits you are entitled to will vary according to what zone you live in.

View the map showing the Parking Zones A, B, and C.

View the map showing the Commercial, Mixed Use, and Residential D Neighbourhood Business Zones (and add the Land Zoning overlay).

The entitlements for each zone are determined by the number of properties and the number of on-street parking spaces available within the zone.

Step 1

Calculate on-street parking dependence

Equals number of vehicles registered to your property minus number of off-street parking spaces attached to your property.

Step 2

Calculate Reduced Maximum Entitlement

Equals Maximum Entitlement (from Table below) minus number of off-street parking spaces attached to your property.

Step 3

Parking Permit Entitlement

Equals the lesser value obtained at Step 1 and Step 2.

 

Resident Parking Permit entitlements, as adopted by Council on the 28 November 2005, are summarised in this table:

Property Description

Maximum Entitlement *

Zone A

Zone B

Zone C

Detached House, Semi-Detached House, Boarding House (per building), Duplex (per unit)  

2

3

3

Attached Dwelling (Townhouse):  

   

   

   

          a. Three or more bedrooms  

2

3

3

          b. One or two bedrooms  

1

2

2

Apartment Buildings (within Commercial, Mixed Use and Residential "D" Neighbourhood Business Zones - per unit  

   

   

   

          a. If Development Approval given before 30/6/98 &/or Occupation Certificate given before 30/6/99  

1

1

1

          b. If Development Approval given from 1/7/98 &/or Occupation Certificate given from 1/7/99  

0

0

0

Apartment Buildings (outside Commercial, Mixed Use and Residential "D" Neighbourhood Business Zones) - per unit  

 

 

 

          a. Three or more bedrooms

1

2

2

          b. One or two bedrooms

1

1

2

  

Determining your entitlement: If the number of vehicles registered to the property exceeds the number of off-street parking spaces within the property, then you may be entitled to parking permit(s). For each residential address, the Maximum Entitlement is reduced by the number of off-street parking spaces within the property. The permit entitlement will be the Reduced Maximum Entitlement or the number of vehicles that do not have access to off-street parking, whichever is less.   

For example

  • If there is one vehicle registered to the address and 1 parking space on the property, then there is no entitlement available for any of the Zones
  • If there are 2 vehicles registered to the address and 1 parking space at a house located in Zone C, then the entitlement is for 1 Resident Parking Permit

Copies of all vehicle registration papers for the applicant’s address must be presented to confirm entitlement.

Please remember that the intent of the Resident Parking Scheme is to support residents who do not have access to off street parking for their vehicles. On street parking is not to be seen as an alternative to resident’s off street parking.

Resident Parking Permits exempt the holders' vehicles from time limits and/or meter parking fees for the area indicated on the permit.

  • They are renewable in Feb-30 March each year for a period of one year.
  • Residents living at the same dwelling may share a Resident Parking Permit provided all eligibility requirements are met.
  • The permit may be transferred between vehicles when required.
  • Only one vehicle at a time may use the permit and must park in the nominated Resident Parking Zone.
  • Read the frequently asked questions.

Please note that further conditions apply. To check how the policy applies to your property, phone the Customer Service Centre on 9936 8100 or find more information in the Resident Parking Permit Policy (305KB) D2-13