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Residential Parking

If you are a resident of Adelaide City and do not have space to park your vehicle, you may be eligible for a Residential Parking Permit. 

Residential Parking Permits allow residents to park in:

  • Timed zones of 1 hour or more in the designated area
  • Ticketed zones of 1 hour or more in the designated area
  • Designated residential permit zones in the designated area

The vehicle must be moved every 24 hours.

Please refer to the eligibility criteria & conditions below prior to applying for a parking permit.

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Adelaide Oval Event Parking

Residents who are situated approximately 1.2 kms from the Adelaide Oval within North Adelaide may apply for an Event Parking Permit, which entitles them to park within 2P event parking zones during an Adelaide Oval event period. Residents outside the areas noted on the map are not eligible for an Event Parking Permit.

VIEW MAP: Adelaide Oval event parking for residents 

  • For properties with off-street parking, 1 permit may be issued
  • For properties with no off-street parking, 2 permits may be issued

North Adelaide residents situated within the areas noted on the map that hold an existing Residential Parking Permit are entitled to park within 2P event parking zones during an Adelaide Oval event period.

When applying for this permit online, select the ‘Event Parking’ category.

MORE INFORMATION: North Adelaide Event parking and road closure information

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Eligibility Criteria & Conditions

To be eligible for a Residential Parking Permit you must:

  • Be a resident of the City of Adelaide
  • Provide evidence of your principal place of residence or your tenancy/lease agreement if you are not the property owner
  • Provide a copy of the current vehicle registration papers and a letter from the owner of the vehicle if the vehicle is not registered to the applicant
  • Comply with the requirements of one of the following categories:

Category 1
This category applies to a dwelling, multiple dwellings or group of dwellings within a single building approved before 1976.

  • Where there are no off-street parking spaces designated to, or available on the property, then a Resident Parking Permit may be issued for up to two vehicles.
  • Where there is one off-street parking space designated to, or available on the property, then a Resident Parking Permit may be issued for one vehicle.
  • Where there are two or more off-street parking spaces designated to or available on the property, then no Resident Parking Permits will be issued.

Category 2*
This category applies to a dwelling, multiple dwellings or group of dwellings within a single building approved after 1976.

  • Where there are no off-street parking spaces designated to or available on the property then a Resident Parking Permit may be issued for one vehicle.
  • Where there is one or more off-street parking spaces designated to or available on the property then no Residential Parking Permit will be issued.

*These conditions apply unless the terms of any planning approval indicate an intention to the contrary.

Category 3
This category applies to a dwelling, multiple dwellings or group of dwellings within a single building meeting the requirements of Category 1 or Category 2 and where a resident requires daily medical treatment. A Daily Care Parking Permit may be issued for the sole use of an approved person providing daily care (e.g. Medical Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Registered and Enrolled Nurses and Accredited Carers) provided the total number of permits issued does not exceed the maximum stated for Category 1 or Category 2, as applicable.

*Please contact the On-Street Parking Team before applying on (08) 8203 7203.*

Category 4
This category applies to a dwelling, multiple dwellings or group of dwellings within a single building meeting the requirements of Category 1 or Category 2 and where a resident is the holder of a current Pensioner Health Benefit Card or a full time Student Card. Presentation of either of these cards entitles the holder to a concession of 25% to the Permit Fee for one vehicle.

*Please contact the On-Street Parking Team before applying on (08) 8203 7203.*

Category 5
This category applies to single dwellings (excludes hotels, hostels and boarding houses, etc.) where the property is designated for short-term tenancy e.g. a few days/weeks. Due to the nature of these permits it is necessary to issue them to the dwelling instead of the vehicle. The maximum number of Permits issued to any dwelling for this use will be one.

*Please contact the On-Street Parking Team before applying on (08) 8203 7203.*

Please refer to the Guidelines for further reference Residential Permit and Visitor Permit Guidelines.

How to Apply

Online

Save time and apply for a permit online. Download the relevant form below and submit your scanned documents.

An application fee applies and must be paid via Visa or Mastercard to complete the application. Please note the application fee is not refundable

Mail

For new applications, download and complete the application form. (200KB)

For permit renewalsdownload and complete the renewal form. (200KB)

Remember to submit your application with:

  • A copy of your current Drivers Licence detailing your current residential address; and
  • A copy of your tenancy/lease agreement if you are not the property owner; and
  • A copy of the current vehicle registration papers; and
  • A letter from the owner of the vehicle if the vehicle is not registered to you.

Return the completed form via post to:

Customer Service
City of Adelaide
GPO Box 2252
Adelaide 5000

Costs

Information on all City of Adelaide costs can be found in the fees & charges schedule.

If you have any questions regarding permits, please contact:

City of Adelaide Customer Centre
During business hours 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone: 8203 7203
Fax: 8203 7575
Email: city@cityofadelaide.com.au

 

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