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Boat Trailer Parking Changes

(Former Pittwater Area only)

From 15 July 2016

Council may commence action to impound boat trailers parked on public roads and lands within the declared area that have not moved for 28 days. Map of Declared Area

These changes are part of a three month trial that former Pittwater Council agreed to take part in as a result of the NSW Government changing the Impounding Act 1993 to include the Impounding Amendment (Unattended Boat Trailers) Act 2015.

Pay and Display Parking

Pittwater has 17 designated Pay and Display parking areas located at all ocean beaches and some foreshore reserves.

Parking in Pittwater

There are numerous parking areas in Pittwater and in particular some commercial centres.

Special parking conditions apply within the Church Point Parking Precinct. This area applies to Church Point Reserve and along McCarrs Creek Road

There are three Park & Ride Facilities to assist with commuter parking in Pittwater.

Parking Permits

Council issues each rateable property with two parking permits with their rates notice every financial year. They are valid from 1st September until 31st August of each year. These permits need to be affixed by its own adhesive on the left (passenger) side of the front windscreen.

Special Issue Parking Permits

Parking Permits are NOT VALID AT


A Special Issue Parking Permit is required. Alternatively you can pay at the pay parking machines (must be displayed on the dashboard of your car)

On-Street Parking

All On-Street Parking within Pittwater must be in accordance with the Australian Road Rules and parking signage.  Pittwater Council does not operate a system of residential or business parking permits within the on-street (public road) network. A guide to parking rules in NSW is found on the Roads and Maritime Services website.

Parking Offences

One of the most consistent complaint areas in Pittwater is that of illegal and inappropriate parking. Therefore, it is advisable that all drivers refresh their knowledge of the road rules and seek the appropriate information, which can be obtained at your nearest Motor Registry Office or visit the RTA website. 

Infringement Photo Register

Use the infringement number and vehicle registration to view the photograph of the offence.


Updated:  29 Jul 2016