Residential Parking Permits

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Residents in restricted parking streets are eligible for one Transferable Permit and an eligible applicant may apply for up to two Fixed Residential Parking Permits per residence.

An application for fixed permits will be assessed against the off street parking circumstances of the applicant as set out in paragraphs 6.28 - 6.33 of the Parking Policy(PDF, 153KB).

Residential Parking Permit Applications

Type of Residential Parking Permits

 Permit type Cost
Transferable Permit - issued to all residents.  Free of charge and valid for 2 years - one permit per residence.
Fixed Residential Parking Permit – are assessed against the off street parking circumstances of the resident and issued to a vehicle registered to a property within the City of Burnside for use by residents and property owners (refer to 6.28- 6.33 Residential Parking Permits policy). $50 for each permit and valid for 2 years – maximum of two permits per residence.
Temporary/Tradesperson Permit $50 each and valid for a three month period.

Residential Parking Permit Conditions

6.20 In some areas of the City of Burnside, where there is limited available on-street parking and/or additional conflict between parking users, Council may, at its absolute discretion, give preference to local residents in order to adhere to the principles of amenity and convenience.  This will be managed through the implementation of Residential Parking Permits and signposted Residential Parking Permit exempt zones.

6.21 To be eligible for a Residential Parking Permit, the applicant must be a resident of the City of Burnside, whose normal place of residence is subject to restrictive parking controls that provide for resident permit exemption.

6.22 Two types of Residential Parking Permits are available:

6.22.1 Fixed Residential Parking Permits are permits that are issued with respect to specific vehicles registered to the address and are not transferable to other vehicles. Any tampering, alteration or misuse of the permit will render the permit invalid.

6.22.2 Transferable Residential Parking Permits are permits that are issued with respect to a residential address and are transferable to other vehicles. Any tampering, alteration or misuse of the permit will render the permit invalid.

6.23 Permits will be issued for a maximum 24 month period, or part thereof.

6.24 Permits will be issued in respect to a specific street / suburb address. Permits are not transferable from one residential parking permit exempt zone to another.

6.25 An eligible applicant may apply for a maximum of one (1) Transferable Residential Parking Permit per residence.

6.26 An eligible applicant may apply for up to two (2) Fixed Residential Parking Permits per residence.

6.27 An application for fixed permits will be assessed against the off street parking circumstances of the applicant, as set out in paragraphs 6.28 – 6.33.

6.28 If there are no off street carparks and one registered vehicle, one fixed permit will be provided.

6.29 If there are no off street car parks and there are two or more registered vehicles, two fixed permits will be provided.

6.30 If there is one off street car park and there are two registered vehicles, one fixed permit will be provided.

6.31 If there is one off street car park and there are three or more registered vehicles, two fixed permits will be provided.

6.32 If there are two off street car parks and three or more registered vehicles, one fixed permit will be provided.

6.33 A space available for a car in a garage, under a carport or in a driveway will be counted as such regardless of whether the space is free of storage of other items.

6.34 Transferrable permits are free of charge.

6.35 Fixed permits are subject to a fee, reviewed annually, as set out in Council’s register of fees and charges.

6.36 Caravans, trailers and heavy or over length vehicles are not eligible for Residential Parking Permits.

6.37 Occupiers of commercial premises who do not reside on the premises will be deemed not to be “residents” for the purpose of this policy, and as such, are not eligible for a permit unless special approval is granted by the Chief Executive Officer or authorised delegate.

6.38 If misuse, including the sale of a Transferable Residential Permit, is discovered to have occurred the Chief Executive Officer may refuse to permit any future Transferable Residential Permits to the resident for a period up to 12 months.

6.39 Permits must be visibly displayed in the bottom passenger-side corner of the windscreen at all times when parked in the relevant residential parking permit exempt zone. Failure to display the permit will leave the vehicle liable to fine and/or prosecution for illegal parking.

6.40 Permits will be issued upon completion and receipt of the standard Resident Parking Permit Application Form, and provided compliance with the above conditions of eligibility is demonstrated.

Temporary Parking Permit Conditions

6.41 Where a resident who is eligible for a Residential Parking Permit has a tradesperson or service provider who requires access to the property for the purposes of providing a service to the resident but is unable to access on-street parking, they may apply for a Temporary Exemption Permit or utilise a resident’s Transferable Residential Parking Permit.

6.42 These Permits must be applied for by the resident and in relation to a specific tradesperson and vehicle.

6.43 Permits will be issued for a specific period of time being not more than three months, and for a specific address.

6.44 This permit will then enable the vehicle to be parked in the Residential Parking Permit Exempt zones for the purposes of providing services to residents and their properties.

Applications

Applications can be lodged online or printed and lodged:

In Person
401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore SA 5065

By Post
PO Box 9, Glenside SA 5065

Further enquiries can be directed to the Ranger Services Department on (08) 8366 4239.