Understanding parking tickets:
Offences are controlled by the following pieces of legislation:
- Land Transport Act 1998
- Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004
- Parking Bylaw 2017
Fees are set out in the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999 – Schedule 1B.
|Not more than 30 minutes||$12.00|
|Between 30 minutes and 1 hour||$15.00|
|Between 1 hour and 2 hours||$21.00|
|Between 2 hours and 4 hours||$30.00|
|Between 4 hours and 6 hours||$42.00|
|More than 6 hours||$57.00|
|Within 6 metres of an intersection||$60.00|
|On or near a pedestrian crossing||$60.00|
|On yellow lines||$60.00|
|Parking in clearway||$60.00|
|Parking in bus lane||$60.00|
|Other parking (E.g. Non-activation of a meter or parking on a footpath)||$40.00|
|No Warrant of Fitness (WoF)||$200.00|
Most other parking infringements will incur a $40.00 fee. For example, not activating a meter correctly or at the start of your parking session, or parking on a footpath.
Some offences may incur a $150.00 fee, such as parking in an area reserved for disabled people.
Legislation allows for a 28 day grace period after the date of expiry for vehicle owners to renew their Warrant of Fitness (WoF) and vehicle registration licence. After this period, if your vehicle is still unwarranted or unlicensed, you will be issued a $200 fee.