Commercial, recreational and heavy vehicle parking

There are parking restrictions for residents who have:

  • Caravans
  • Trailers
  • Boats
  • Trucks
  • Motor vehicles used in trade or business, heavier than 2.5 tonnes
  • Heavy vehicles more than 4.5 tonnes and longer than 7.5 metres (trailers inclusive)

These vehicles cannot be parked or protrude onto the verge and cannot be parked on the verge for more than three consecutive hours between the hours of 7.00am and 6.00pm. The exception is where a vehicle  is being loaded or unloaded but must be done as quickly as possible.

These types of vehicles cannot be parked on a verge at any time between 6.00pm to 7.00am.

Heavy and long vehicles cannot be parked on the road for more than one hour unless engaged in the picking up or delivery of goods.

A heavy vehicle or long vehicle is a vehicle that weighs more than 4.5 tonnes and is more than 7.5 metres in length inclusive of any trailer.

For commercial and recreational vehicle parking on private property please refer to the City’s Local Planning Scheme No. 3 or alternatively contact the City’s Planning Services.