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City Parking

Gold Coast parking has been designed to provide convenient, centrally located car parking to keep our city moving.

Resident & Visitor Permit Application

Resident and visitor parking permits are available for those requiring them. These permits allow residents and their visitors unlimited parking and are subject to an approval process.

Resident Parking Permit

A resident parking permit may only be granted in circumstances where:

  • a person resides in a residence situated on a section of road and parking immediately adjacent to the residence is regulated by time; and
  • the issue of the resident parking permit would not unduly impede the flow of traffic either on the road or in the area; and
  • the residence does not have and cannot reasonably be provided with adequate off-street parking; and
  • if the resident parking permit is granted - there would not be in force more than three (3) resident parking permits for the same residence.

No fee is required.

Supporting Documentation Required with the Resident Permit Application Form:

  • Units Only
    • Please provide a copy of a letter from the Body Corporate OR Lessor OR Real Estate Agency advising the parking allocation on the premises.
  • Houses & Duplexes Only
    • Please provide a copy of proof of residency e.g. vehicle registration OR Rates/Water Notice OR Lease Agreement.
  • Copy of current registration certificates for ALL VEHICLES registered at the residence.
  • Statutory Declaration to be provided if vehicle is not registered at the Applicant’s residence.
  • Proof of Residency

Visitor Parking Permit

A visitor parking permit may only be granted in circumstances where:

  • a person (the resident) resides in a residence situated on a section of road and parking immediately adjacent to the residence is regulated by time; and
  • the visitor parking permit is to be made available by the resident for use by another person who:
    1. is visiting or attending at the residence identified in the visitor parking permit; and
    2. intends parking on the section of road immediately adjacent to the residence; and
  • the issue of the visitor parking permit would not unduly impede the flow of traffic either on the road or in the area; and
  • the residence does not have and cannot reasonably be provided with adequate off-street parking; and
  • if the visitor parking permit is granted - there would not be in force more than three (3) visitor parking permits for the same residence.

A fee of $76.00 per visitor permit is applicable.

Supporting Documentation Required with the Visitor Permit Application Form:

  • Proof of Residency e.g. Vehicle Registration OR Electricity Notice OR Lease Agreement OR Rates/Water Notices

If you would like to apply for a resident or visitor parking permit, please submit a completed Resident Parking Permit Application form.

Refer to Resident / Visitor Parking Permit Application located below in Related Information - Forms & Applications

Further information

If you have any further queries, please contact:

Licensing & Approvals
Phone: (07) 5581 6668
Facsimile: (07) 5581 6898
Email: landa@goldcoast.qld.gov.au