Residential visitor parking
Resident visitor parking is 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?
Residential properties within the areas listed below are entitled to a permit. Only one visitor permit is allowed per household.
- Precinct 1 - Newcastle East (70.67 KB)
- Precinct 2 - Darby (146.36 KB)
- Precinct 3 - The Hill (132.87 KB)
- Precinct 4 - Cooks Hill (142.17 KB)
- Precinct 7 - Central (16.53 KB)
How do I apply?
Download an Application Form (103.9kb) or get one from The City of Newcastle, Customer Enquiry Centre, 282 King Street, Newcastle.
Submit your completed application form by:
The City of Newcastle
Attention: Parking Services
Commercial Enterprise Services
PO Box 489
Newcastle NSW 2300
02 4974 2172
The City of Newcastle, City Administration Centre, 282 King Street, Newcastle.
Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5pm
If you are lodging your application by mail you must include payment (cheque or money order made out to City of Newcastle) or complete Part 8 of the application form which authorises Council to charge the cost of the Permit/s to your credit card. You must also supply copies of all required documents. Do not mail original documents.
If you are lodging your application by fax you must complete Part 8 of the application form which authorises Council to charge the cost of the Permit/s to your credit card.
What documentation will I need to provide to accompany the application?
In order to issue a resident visitor parking permit, Council needs to view sufficient evidence as follows
- property owner - rates notice
- tenant - residential tenancy agreement, utility bill, drivers licence
- owner occupier - any of the above.
Is it 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.
If you need further information contact Council on:
Phone: 02 4974 5013
Fax: 02 4974 2172
or download the Application Form (103.9 kb) to view the parking authority guide.