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Resident Parking Permits

Resident Parking Permits are intended to cater for residents with no off-street parking. If you have off-street parking, you are required to utilise it.

Who is eligible to apply for a resident parking permit?

  • If you do not have any on-site parking spaces, you may be eligible for up to two residential permits and one visitor permit
  • If you have one on-site space and two cars, you may be eligible for one residential permit and one visitor permit
  • If you have one on-site space and one car, you are not eligible for a residential permit but may be eligible for a visitors permit
  • If you have 2 or more on-site parking spaces, you are not eligible for residential or visitor parking permits

You may be eligible for a resident parking permit if

  • You reside in a permit parking precinct
  • You are a permanent resident of the Newcastle LGA, and not a guest of a hotel, hostel or serviced apartment
  • Your property has no on-site parking, and no space that could reasonably be converted to parking
  • Your vehicle is registered in your name at your permanent residential address or you have full private use of a work vehicle (Confirmation is required in writing from your employer)
  • Your vehicle is not a trailer, motor home, caravan, truck, bus or tractor and
  • Your vehicle is registered in NSW.

Not all residential properties within the Newcastle LGA Permit Parking Precincts are eligible for Permits. If you live within a residential parking precinct, in a building approved or converted to residential use after 25 May 2009, you will not be eligible.

Resident Parking Precinct Maps

  1. Precinct 1 - Newcastle East  (pdf)
  2. Precinct 2 - Darby Street (pdf)
  3. Precinct 3 - The Hill (pdf)
  4. Precinct 4 - Cooks Hill  (pdf)
  5. Precinct 5 - Hamilton (pdf)
  6. Precinct 6 - Adamstown (pdf)
  7. Precinct 7 - Central (pdf)
  8. Precinct 8 - Nine Ways (pdf)
  9. Precinct 9 - Broadmeadow (pdf)
  10. Precinct 10 - Broadmeadow East (pdf)
  11. Precinct 11 - Cooks Hill (pdf)
  12. Precinct 12 - Waratah (pdf)
  13. Precinct 13 - Waratah (pdf)
  14. Precinct 14 - Maryville (pdf)
  15. Precinct 15 - Wickham (pdf)
  16. Precinct16 - Islington (pdf)
  17. CBD Exclusion Zone (pdf)
  18. Hamilton Exclusion Zone (pdf)

How do I apply?

Mail, Fax, In Person

Download an application form or pick one up from our Customer Enquiry Centre at 282 King Street, Newcastle.

Submit your completed application form by:

Mail

Newcastle City Council
Attention: Parking Services
PO Box 489
Newcastle NSW 2300

Fax

02 4974 2222

In Person

Newcastle City Council, Customer Enquiry Counter, 282 King Street, Newcastle.
Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

If you are lodging your application by mail you must include payment (cheque or money order made out to Newcastle City Council, credit card payments will be taken over the phone after application and documentation has been received). You must also supply copies of all required documents. Do not mail original documents.

If you are lodging your application by fax a council officer will contact you via phone to accept credit card payment.

What documentation will I need to provide to accompany the application?

In order to issue you with a resident parking permit, Council needs to view sufficient evidence that establishes the link between the nominated vehicle/s, the place of residence and the applicant. The most appropriate manner to do this is to present the vehicle’s current registration papers provided that the applicant is the registered owner and resides at the nominated address along with current drivers licence, utility notice, rates notice or tenancy agreement.

If you are not the registered owner you are required to provide the vehicle/s current registration papers along with a Statutory Declaration from the registered owner of the vehicle stating your use of the vehicle and any two of the following documents: Drivers licence, utility notice, rates notice or tenancy agreement.
 

Is the resident parking permit transferrable?

No.

Are there any limitations of where I can park?

It is important to note the permit allows the holder to unrestricted parking only within the zone of the nominated precinct.

A resident or resident visitor parking permit does not exempt your vehicle from general road signs unless they contain the words ‘permit holder excepted’ or 'authorised residents vehicles excepted’ and the corresponding precinct number to that shown on your permit.

Further information

If you need further information on resident or resident visitor parking permits you can contact Council on:

Phone: 02 4974 2000
Fax: 02 4974 2222
Email: mail@ncc.nsw.gov.au
 

Resident Visitor Permits

Resident visitor parking are offered to provide friends or relatives who visit residents living within a residential parking precinct the option to park with the same freedoms of a resident parking permit.

Who is eligible to apply for a permit?

Applicant must provide proof of residency to be eligible to apply for a resident visitor parking permit. Permits are available for all precincts. Only one visitor permit is can be issued per household.

How do I apply?

Mail, Fax, In Person

Download an application form or pick one up from our Customer Enquiry Centre at 282 King Street, Newcastle.

Submit your completed application form by:

Mail

Newcastle City Council
Attention: Parking Services
PO Box 489
Newcastle NSW 2300

Fax

02 4974 2222

In Person

Newcastle City Council, City Administration Centre, 282 King Street, Newcastle.
Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5:00pm

If you are lodging your application by mail you must include payment (cheque or money order made out to City of Newcastle, credit card payments will be taken over the phone after application and documentation has been received). You must also supply copies of all required documents. Do not mail original documents.

If you are lodging your application by fax a council officer will contact you via phone to take credit card payment.

What documentation will I need to provide to accompany the application?

In order to issue you with a Resident Visitor Parking Permit, Council needs to view sufficient evidence that establishes the applicant resides at the premises. The most appropriate manner to do this is to present two of the following with the applicants name and the nominated address. Drivers Licence, Utility Bills, Rates Notice, Tenancy Agreement or Registration Papers. 

Is the resident visitor parking permit transferrable?

The visitor permit can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle, however, the permit always remains the property of the address shown on the permit.

What is the duration of parking?

Permit holders can park in the street of the specified precinct for an unlimited period. Free of charge.

Are there any limitations of where I can park?

It is important to note the permit allows the holder to unrestricted parking only within the zone of the nominated precinct.

A resident or resident visitor parking permit does not exempt your vehicle from general road signs unless they contain the words 'permit holder excepted' or 'authorised residents vehicles excepted' and the corresponding precinct number to that shown on your permit.

Further information

If you need further information contact Council on:

Phone: 02 4974 2000
Fax: 02 4974 2222
Email: mail@ncc.nsw.gov.au