Tradies and residents can organise this type of permit so that a tradesperson can park near the residential property they are currently working on.
Permits can be used by one vehicle only and for a limited time (a few days up to 1 to 4 weeks).
If you have more than one tradie coming you will need to apply for a new permit for each vehicle. You will be limited to 2 permits at once.
Applying for a tradesperson permit
To apply for a tradesperson parking permit online, you will need to select 'temporary' and then select 'tradesperson'.
Note: only one vehicle can be linked to each permit, you will need the vehicle registration to lodge your application.
Using a tradesperson permit
Display the permit on the lower passenger side of the front windscreen.
Permits are valid in the area listed on the permit
With the permit you can park:
- outside a residential property (only)
- in a permit zone
- for free
- for longer than timed restrictions (if 30 minutes or longer).
Permits do not exempt you from clearways and no stopping areas.
You can’t use the permit to park outside a shop, office, industrial or community land, or in an off-street car park.
Don’t copy, reproduce or tamper with your permit. Make sure you display it correctly. If the parking enforcement officer can’t see it, you may get a parking infringement notice.
For residential jobs only
A residential property is one that is used 100 per cent for residential purposes. Properties that have a mixed use, such as apartments on upper floors above a business, are not considered residential.
If we think a parking permit is being misused, we may ask Victoria Police to investigate it as a criminal offence.