A business parking permit exempts a business vehicle from time limits in spaces signposted ‘permit holders excepted’.

How to apply

You can conveniently apply and pay online. 

If you cannot apply online please complete the application form and send or email your application to Council at council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au 

Due to Covid-19, permit postage and collection will be dependent on advice from NSW Government.

Apply online

Isthmus and Fairy Bower businesses can now apply.


Business permits will only be issued to vehicles registered in the name of the business or the name of the proprietor.

The business must be located in an existing Manly parking permit scheme area.

Documentation needed for application

If you are applying only for a business parking permit, please ensure you have electronic copies of these documents ready before you apply online or hard copies to present to Customer Service. 

  • Vehicle registration in the names of the proprietor of the business or business name
  • Business registration certificate
  • Current valid commercial lease or recent utility bill

Number of permits

Registered businesses may be eligible for one Manly business parking permit.

In situations where a business occupies one or more shops, suites or floors (with single or separate commercial or retail agreements) no more than one business permit will be issued to each registered business.

Permit scheme areas and application dates

The framework only applies to the management of parking permits issued through the existing Manly parking permit scheme in the following areas:

  • Little Manly and Balgowlah
    Applications open 1 September 2020. Valid 1 October - 30 September.
  • Ocean Beach and Ethel Street West
    Applications open 1 October 2020. Valid 1 November - 31 October.
  • Isthmus and Fairy Bower
    Applications open 1 November 2020. Valid 1 December - 30 November.
  • Tower Hill and Tower Hill Extension
    Applications open 1 February 2021. Valid 1 March - 28 February.
  • Ivanhoe Park and Ivanhoe Park Extension
    Applications open 1 March 2021. Valid 1 April - 31 March.

All existing parking permits are extended until applications open for their particular scheme area.

Fees and charges

For the 2020/21 financial year, no fees will apply to business parking permits or postage.

Apply online

Type in your registered business address below to show the permits your property is eligible to apply for.