Parking Patrols and Schemes

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Parking patrols

Authorised Officers are on duty daily throughout the year and undertake activities to enforce parking offences, investigate parking concerns from the public and conduct programs to target specific illegal parking behaviour.

Parking offences

Parking related offences are governed by the NSW Road Rules.

Parking Programs 

Community reports of illegal parking

Parking concerns received by members of the public are allocated to an authorised officer.  The complaints are investigated and the officer will determined the appropriate course of action on an individual basis.  The action taken may include warnings or penalty notices being issued.  The customer reporting the issue will be contacted and advised the outcome of the investigation.

School Safety Program

Authorised Officers regularly patrol parking in school zones and provide education relating to parking and parking restrictions around these areas to ensure the safety of children. 

When it comes to child safety, we have a zero tolerance approach to illegal parking.  If you are endangering children by parking illegally in school zones you will be issued with a penalty notice.  These parking offences carry higher penalties and loss of demerit points.

The School Safety Program includes an education component at the commencement of the school year.  Our officers attend all schools in the Shire to provide education to parents and carers on parking restrictions in school zones. 

Mobility Parking Scheme

This program seeks to manage the misuse of permits.  MPS permits are issued by the Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) to persons with a disability or to an organisation in connection with the conveyance persons with a disability to allow easier parking and access. 

Permit must be displayed

You must display both your NSW Mobility Parking Scheme permit (license style card) and your Australian Disability Parking Permit (large purple card) in order to obtain parking concessions.  The side marked ‘this side up’ must be clearly displayed on the left hand (passenger) side of the vehicles windscreen or passenger window, or if not practical on any window.    

Improper use of MPS permit

RMS provides councils with a watch list of revoked permits which enables officers to check the validity.  If a permit is being used in breach of any conditions of the scheme authorised officers may report the incident to the RMS, issue a penalty notice and/or confiscate the permit.

Fines also apply if you have a permit, but do not display it on the vehicle when stopping or parking in a reserved space.

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