Digital Designated Parking Permits

Ticketless parking

  • Residents who have a Digital Designated Permit no longer need to display paper tickets on their vehicle
  • You are still required to attend the meter and enter your registered vehicle registration plates to claim the allotted free parking time, however, you will not be required to receive or display a ticket on your vehicle. 

Who is entitled to Designated Parking Permit?

  • Each rateable property in the Manly area is entitled to 2 designated parking permits.
  • Additional permits are able to be purchased.

Are tenants and property owners eligible to apply?

  • Tenants and property owners should discuss who will gain the use of the 2 designated parking permits for the rateable property. This is to make the system fair for both tenants and property owners.
  • Only one application can be recieved per rateable property, landlords and tenants need to discuss who will submit the application.

How to apply?

The quickest and easiest way is to apply online in five easy steps via Online Services If you don't have access to a computer, application forms are available at Manly Council Customer Service.

What information do I need on hand to apply?

You will need to have the following paperwork on hand to apply: 

  • Property owners – rates notice and vehicle registration plate(s).
  • Tenants – current tenancy agreement (lease), OR current utility bill OR current vehicle registration papers, and vehicle registration plate(s), showing your Manly local government area address.

Where is my digital designated parking permit valid?

  • For 4 hours free in the parking meter bays along North and South Steyne, Manly Beachfront.
  • For free in the Battle Boulevard, Clontarf Reserve and Shelly Beach Reserve metered car parks.
  • For 4 hours in non metered 2 hour residential zones. (E.g. park for 4 hours in the "2P Authorised Residents Vehicles Excepted – Area (Zone Name)" or "2P Permit Holders Excepted" or “2P Everyday Authorised Residents Vehicles Excepted” on-street parking).   

How long can I park at Manly beachfront?

  • For 4 hours free in the parking meter bays along North and South Steyne, Manly.
  • Enter your vehicle registration (number plate) into the ticket machine bays to receive your free four hours. 
  • Ticketless parking - there is no need to display a ticket on your vehicle.
  • You can use your total of 4 hours per day in 15 minute increments throughout the day. (Simply select the time you require in the ticket machine and display your ticket). 

Do I have to renew my permit annually? 

  • Yes. Resident ratepayers and tenants should apply to renew your permits online annually. 
  • If you have registered online, a reminder email will be sent to your registered email address to remind you to renew your permits annually.
  • To renew your permits you can apply online via the Online Services portal. 

What if my number plates change?

  • If you purchase a new vehicle or transfer registration plates, you will need to update your vehicle registration plates online in the digital designated parking permit system by logging back in to the system.  

What if I change address or move? 

  • If you are changing address within Manly you will need to update your details online via the digital designated parking permit sytem. 
  • If you are moving to live outside the Manly Local Government Area, please notify Council so your permits can be deactivated.

Terms & Conditions of Use

pdf format Terms and Conditions of Use Digital Parking Permits (146.46 KB)

Instruction Guide

pdf format Digital Parking Permit resident instructions (542.04 KB)

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