Resident parking permits

Resident Parking Schemes (RPS) operate in parts of Bondi Junction, Bondi Beach, Bronte, Charing Cross, Queens Park and Tamarama. Zone maps are included at the bottom of this section.

Residents who live within the boundaries of one of the RPS zones can apply for the resident parking permits listed below.

The below permits allow a vehicle to park for free in the parking zone designated on the permit, in areas that are signposted ‘Permit Holders Excepted’. Valid permits must be displayed clearly on the vehicle to avoid parking fines.

Permit Types for Residents and their Guests

  • A standard resident permit, to park in your Resident Parking Scheme Zone. Option for 12 or 6 month permits. Permit is linked to a specific vehicle registration. Discounts are available for Low Emission Vehicles and for motorcycles/scooters.
  • An interim residential permit if your vehicle is not registered to your Waverley LGA address as yet. Standard permit is 30 days, or 90 days if moving from interstate. Permit is linked to a specific vehicle registration.
  • A carer permit, to allow one carer to park in your Resident Parking Scheme Zone for 12 months. Permit is linked to a specific vehicle registration.
  • A tradesperson permit, to allow one tradesperson to park in your Resident Parking Scheme Zone for 7 days. Permit is linked to a specific vehicle registration.
  • Visitor permits, to allow your guest/s to park in your Resident Parking Scheme Zone. Options for an annual, 30 day (“short term”) or 10-pack of daily passes (see Zone section below for daily pass purchase limits). Annual and 30-day passes must be linked to a specific vehicle registration. Each residence can only have one annual visitor pass, but it can be linked to up to three vehicles registrations (costs vary).
  • A discounted beach permit to park on Queen Elizabeth Drive and Park Drive at Bondi Beach and the Bronte Cutting at Bronte Beach (subject to availability). Option for 12 or 6 month permits. Permit is linked to a specific vehicle registration. Further discounts are available to residents who are concession holders.
  • A replacement permit for any of the above if lost, stolen or damaged. A replacement fee is also applied if you change address and/or vehicle details.

For pricing, including concessions, discounts and fee-free permits – click here.

  
 

Note: permits can only be issued to vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 4.5 tonnes or less and cannot be issued to trucks, trailers, boat trailers, caravans or any vehicle with a length greater than 6 metres. Unregistered vehicles are not eligible for a permit.

Discounted Carpark Access for Residents

Residents of Waverley Council Local Government Area can access overnight parking (5pm to 9am) at the Council-owned Hollywood Avenue Car Park at Bondi Junction for $155 per month. Click for full details and to apply.

Resident Parking Scheme Zones

RPS zones are currently divided into a number of areas for each suburb. Follow the links below to views maps of the RPS areas and their locations.

A note on daily visitor permits: There is an annual purchase limit of 3 x 10-packs of daily passes for all areas, except for areas 8 and 10 (1 pack per year limit) and areas 4 and 22 (2 pack per year limit).

Residential Area Maps

Bondi Beach

Bondi Junction / Queens Park / Charing Cross

Bronte

Bondi Beach / Tamarama

Related forms/documents

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