Residential parking permits

Residential parking permits provide parking in any street within the designated area of the issued permit type eligible for your property of residence.

Check your eligibility

Are permits available at your address? Find out, plus learn which ones and how many you can get.
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Check what area you live in

There are 35 permit areas in Port Phillip. If you have a permit, you can park in permit zones within your area.
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What ID do you need to apply?

Different permits require different ID. Discover what you'll need for the permit you want to apply for.
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Change, replace or cancel a permit

Moving, lost a permit, leaving Port Phillip? All the answers and next steps are here.
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Ready to apply for a permit?

If you're ready to apply, and have all the documentation needed, you can check out our guide to applying online.
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Is it time to renew your permit?

If your permit is within 21 days of expiring, you can renew. Check out our guide if you need help.
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Parking permit costs

Permit TypeDisplayConditionsPriceExpiry
ResidentWindow StickerPark in your designated area with no time limits$901 year
Combined Resident and ForeshoreWindow StickerPark in your designated area with no time limits and free parking at the foreshore within time limits$1421 year
ForeshoreWindow Sticker

Free Parking within the time restrictions

$681 year
VisitorPaper permit to be displayed on vehicle dashPark in your designated area with no time limits$1261 year

Do you hold a Concession card?

From 1 July 2023, eligible concession card holders are only required to pay a flat fee of $25 per parking permit (this includes resident, combined, foreshore and visitor permits). To be eligible, the address on your concession card must match the property address of your permit application and you must be the primary cardholder. Check Identification and documents required page for more details and accepted concession cards.

Parking Permit FAQs

Terms and conditions 

Short stay accommodation parking

Short stay accommodation and rentals are usually rented via online providers like AirBNB, Stayz and Property owners can't get or keep resident or visitor permits if they do not live at the property. Parking permits cannot be used for any commercial purposes.

If you have concerns about parking related to a short stay rental property, let us know. We can investigate. Go online to make your request anytime. You can call us on 03 9209 6777 if you prefer.