Parking permit schemes were introduced around Manly CBD to give priority to residents for on street parking near their homes.

Council adopted the new Manly Parking Permit Scheme Revised Framework on Tuesday 17 December 2019 following extensive community engagement.

Permit renewal dates will be changing in 2020 however existing permits are valid while the changes come into effect.

The following parking areas and schemes operate in Manly (the dates relate to the old scheme and will be updated as the new scheme comes into effect):

·         Balgowlah  - Valid 1 February to 31 January

·         Ethel Street - Valid 1 June to 31 May

·         Fairy Bower - Valid 1 July to 30 June

·         Ivanhoe Park - Valid 2 August to 1 August

·         Ivanhoe Park Extension - Valid 2 August to 1 August

·         Little Manly - Valid 1 February to 31 January

·         Ocean Beach - Valid 1 April to 31 March

·         The Isthmus - Valid 1 July to 30 June

·         Tower Hill - Valid 1 July to 30 June

·         Tower Hill Extension - Valid 1 March to 28 February

Find out more

For more information contact Customer Services on 1300 434 434. 

Contact Customer Services on 1300 434 434. 

Parking Permit Scheme Manly CBD FAQs

What does a permit entitle?

A vehicle displaying a valid parking permit is able to park without time restriction within the area covered by the scheme (permits are only valid in their specific area) where the sign specifically states as noted on each area information sheet.

Vehicles not displaying a valid area parking permit must obey the time limits on the parking signs.

Who can apply for a permit?

The person living at a residential property who is the ratepayer owner/occupier of the property OR the tenant/s of the property.

How many permits can I apply for?

Each property may apply for up to three resident parking permits as well as one permit for a registered trailer.

How do I display a permit?

Permits must be displayed in a Council permit holder that can be purchased from Council. This clear plastic suction cap holder is adhered to the windscreen of the vehicle with suction caps and can be swapped between vehicles

Motorbikes are exempt from having to display a parking permit and can park unrestricted anywhere a residential permit holder can.

Trailer permits must be permanently affixed to the trailer and these can be purchased from hardware shops.

How long is a permit valid?

Expiry Date and Renewals

Permits are valid for 12 months. The expiry date is printed on each permit. Permits must be renewed prior to the expiry date to ensure infringements are not incurred. To renew your permits, please complete the appropriate application form and return it to Council. Holders should be re-used year to year.