Foreshore permit coverage
Vehicles displaying a valid foreshore permit are not required to purchase a ticket at paid parking locations along both sides of the foreshore and in the designated public car parks.
All time restrictions must be still adhered to.
Am I eligible for foreshore parking permits?
People who live in the City of Port Phillip in residential properties are eligible for foreshore parking permits.
How many foreshore permits can I get?
Existing permit holders
I had a valid permit on 1 July 2021 and still live in the same property ineligible for residential permits.
|Permit type||Maximum number before 2025||Maximum number after 2025|
|Foreshore parking permits||3||1|
I am applying for my first permit and live in a residential property ineligible for residential permits.
|Permit type||Maximum number|
|Foreshore parking permits||1|
Apply for a foreshore permit
This Permit is a vehicle registration-based permit sticker that is displayed on your vehicle windscreen.
You will need to provide a valid form of vehicle identification when applying. For further information on what documents are required for this permit, visit identification required.
Cost: $63 per permit, per year.
Follow these steps to apply online:
- Register or log in using registration details
- Apply for a permit
- Select permit type
- Concession and vehicle details
- Confirmation - Accept terms and conditions of use
- Summary - Attach identification required, click Add to attach multiple documents
- Payment - Securely pay by credit card
Alternatively, you can submit a parking permit application form (PDF 34 KB) along with all required documents via email, post or in person. If your application is approved, the fee (if applicable) must be paid before the permit can be issued.
A card payment fee applies.
Where can my permit be used
Where the permit is not valid
- In a private car park, including St Kilda Sea Baths Carpark
- In Shakespeare Grove and the Shakespeare Grove Carpark, or the lower Esplanade, without purchasing a ticket.
- Residential permit zones
- When you have parked longer than the time specified, in time-restricted zones
This permit is not valid for use in:
- No Stopping areas
- Loading Zones, Taxi Zones, Bus Zones, Car Share and disabled bays
- Off Street public car parks
Permits are not valid if the vehicle is parked in front of or along the side of a non-residential property, including the following locations:
In front of or adjacent to:
- commercial properties
- retail properties
- industrial properties
- community or public land uses such as parks and community centres
Please note: for the purposes of permit use, Council defines a residential property as being a property that is used 100 per cent for residential purposes.
Properties that have a mixed use, such as apartments on upper floors and a café, shop or business on ground floor, are not considered residential.