Loading zones support businesses that don’t have off-street loading or parking facilities. Our officers monitor loading zone rules and may issue fines for misuse. Loading zone rules are referenced in Road Rules 2014 - Rule 179.
Who can park in a loading zone?
Drivers of a motor vehicle constructed principally for the conveyance of goods may park in a loading zone for up to 30 minutes (unless signage states otherwise) if they are loading or unloading from that vehicle.
Buses may stop to pick up or set down passengers for up to 30 minutes (unless signage states otherwise).
Other vehicles may briefly stop to pick up or set down passengers.
- Compliance and enforcement - Council has varied regulatory functions that empower Council to enforce legislation and regulation.