Parking

Helping make parking in the city and North Adelaide less stressful for residents, businesses and all visitors.

Adelaide is a popular place to live, work and visit, and cars are the main form of transport. To minimise congestion and ensure fair and equitable access to parking for all, the City of Adelaide has a variety of initiatives and options.

If you're driving into the city, Adelaide offers both short and long-term parking facilities, both on-street and off. There is a range of options for those on motorbikes or scooters and those with disability access permits.

Residents may be eligible for parking permits. We’ve also put together information about parking in North Adelaide for events at the Adelaide Oval.

Finally, if you’ve received a parking Expiation Notice, you’ll find information on how to check, pay or dispute it.

Accessible parking

Accessible parking

The City of Adelaide offers a range of provisions for holders of Disability Parking Permits when looking for parking in the City or North Adelaide.

Adelaide Central Market vehicle per...

Adelaide Central Market vehicle permit

Check eligibility criteria for an Adelaide Central Market Vehicle Permit and how to obtain them.

Adelaide Oval event parking

Adelaide Oval event parking

Stay informed of any temporary parking changes or road closures as a result of events at Adelaide Oval.

Event parking notifications

Event parking notifications

Receive the latest North Adelaide event parking information and last minute updates through your mobile phone and/or email.

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycle parking

Motorcycles and scooters are efficient and convenient transport, especially in the City. Find out the range of parking options available in Adelaide and North Adelaide.

North Adelaide parking changes

North Adelaide parking changes

Learn about the Council decision on North Adelaide parking, changes to parking adjacent the Park Lands and how to provide feedback about current parking controls.

Parking control alterations

Parking control alterations

On-street parking is a shared community asset, however, demand often exceeds supply, so council must manage it carefully to ensure fair and reasonable access.

Parking expiation

Parking expiation

Read this page if you’ve received a parking expiation notice from the City of Adelaide. It explains how to check, pay or dispute your fine.

Parking frequently asked questions

Parking frequently asked questions

This page answers the most commonly asked questions relating to parking in the city and North Adelaide.

Parking in the city

Parking in the city

Parking in the city isn’t a hassle with a wide range of options provided by the City of Adelaide. Learn about them here.

Residential parking permit

Residential parking permit

Certain areas of the city and North Adelaide have limited parking, so preference is given to residents. Find out if you are eligible to apply for a permit, and how to apply.

Smart parking

Smart parking

The City of Adelaide’s Smart Parking technology and Park Adelaide app enable you to find parking in the city quickly and easily. Learn the benefits here.