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Resident Parking Permits

Residents living in permit parking precincts who have no on-site parking may be eligible for a parking permit.

Apply for a resident parking permit be completing a Resident Parking Permit Application plus Terms & Conditions

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
  • 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 21 April 2009, you will not be eligible.

Resident Parking Precinct Maps

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

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

In order to issue you with a resident parking permit, City of Newcastle 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.

Are there any limitations of where I can park?

Permit holders can only park in areas signed ‘permit holder excepted’ or 'authorised residents vehicles excepted’ and the corresponding precinct number applied to your permit.

Resident Visitor Parking Permits

Parking permits are available for residents living in permit parking precincts to give to visitors to grant them the same rights as resident parking permit holders. You can apply for a resident visitor parking permit by completing the Resident Visitor Parking Permit Application plus Terms & Conditions

Is the resident visitor parking permit transferrable?

Visitor Parking Permits may be transferred from one vehicle to another.

Are there any limitations of where I can park?

Permit holders can only park in areas signed ‘permit holder excepted’ or 'authorised residents vehicles excepted’ and the corresponding precinct number applied to your permit.

Further information

If you need further information on resident or resident visitor parking permits, please contact us.