On Street Parking
On-street parking is now standardised citywide. As part of making Perth an easier place to live, work and visit, the City of Perth adopted the On-Street Parking Policy that provides a consistent, well-managed system for short-stay users.
The new approach leaves the on-street parking for people who seek the convenience of a quick, easy parking solution and encourages people who are in the area for longer periods to use one of the long-term bays in Perth’s parking stations.
The vitality of businesses depends on easy access for short-term visitors. Kerbside parking is ideal for this kind of use and the key is to keep the bays turning over, so there is one available when a visitor needs it and this will also reduce traffic circulating in the area looking for parking.
The new on-street parking restrictions commenced in the CBD in August 2009 followed by Northbridge in March 2010, East Perth in October 2010 and West Perth in February 2012.
On-street parking restrictions
|Zone||Hours of operation||General parking time limit|
|Central||8 am – 6 pm (Mon-Sat)
12 noon – 6 pm (Sun)
|30 mins or 1 hour
|Northern||8 am – 6 pm (Mon-Sat)
12 noon - 6pm (Sun)
| up to 2 hours
|Western and Eastern - commercial||8 am – 6 pm (Mon-Sat)||1 to 3 hours|
|Western and Eastern - residential||8 am – 6 pm (Mon-Fri)||1 to 3 hours
* At all other times there is no parking restrictions and parking fees do not apply.
Cost of on-street parking
|Central|| $3.60 per hour
$1.80 per half hour or part thereof
|Northern and Western|| $3.30 per hour
$1.70 per half hour or part thereof
|Eastern|| $3.00 per hour
$1.50 per half hour or part thereof
Public holiday parking
If a parking sign specifies "including public holidays" or "at all times", then the time limit and fee restrictions apply on public holidays and a fine can be issued if not obeyed. You must obey the restrictions for the specific day you are there.
If the sign does not include the wording above, parking and time restrictions on the signs do not apply and you do not need to pay the parking fee.
Public holidays are:
- New Year's Day
- Australia Day
- Labour Day
- Good Friday
- Easter Monday
- ANZAC Day
- Western Australia Day
- Queen's Birthday
- Christmas Day
- Boxing Day
Clearways in Perth CBD
Maintaining access to, from and within the city is a major challenge for thousands of commuters travelling through Perth's CBD each weekday.
Clearways are key roads within the CBD that have been designated as 'no stopping' zones during specific times of the day to help traffic flow freely and safely.
They provide an additional traffic lane during peak periods, which helps move traffic more efficiently through the CBD during these especially busy times.
Clearways operate from 7.30 am to 9.00 am and 4.15 pm to 6.00 pm Monday to Friday, which means there is no stopping or parking in Clearways during these times. Clearways do not operate on Saturdays or Sundays.
A useful 'Clearways Locator Map' is available from the Main Roads WA website.
Telephone contacts for parking related matters
|CPP Car park information, ticket machine faults, long term parking, parking cards
(please visit www.cityofperthparking.com.au for additional information)
|1300 889 613|
|Parking infringements||1300 366 461|
|Residential parking permits||9461 3172|
|Reserve kerbside parking bays and bus parking||9461 3885|
|Mall permits||9461 3860|
Further information is available via the links on the right hand side of the page or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9461 3333.