Pay Parking in Byron Bay

Graphic of person standing at a parking meter

In the Byron Shire pay parking operates in:

  • Byron Bay central business district
  • Council-operated car parks. Closed from 1am to 5am. 
  • Parts of Wategos.

Parking fees are $5 per hour, $25.00 for all day parking. No refunds or change given. 

Separate fees apply at National Parks carparksThe Pass, Lighthouse, Captain Cook Lookout, Cosy Corner (Tallows Beach) and Seven Mile Beach.

Pay at the parking meter

Step 1.Enter your licence plate at the meter.

  • If your vehicle has a Pay Parking Permit you do not need to pay or enter the licence plate at the meter. 
  • If you have a Mobility permit you do not need to pay.

Step 2.Choose the duration of your stay

Operating hours are 9am to 6pm, seven days a week including public holidays.

Step 3.Pay the amount.

Parking fees are $5 per hour, capped at $25 for all day parking.  

  • Coins
  • Credit or debit cards
  • Pay wave. 

No ticket will be issued and you do not need to display a ticket. 

Step 4.Move your car when the maximum time has been reached.

Step 5.Receipt

To get a receipt visit MyParkingTicketYou will need to provide

  • Receipt number.
  • Date of parking
  • Meter ID number.

PayStay app

Use the PayStay app to pay for metered parking in Byron Bay, plus search for parking by time restriction and location.  

Step 1.Register with PayStay

Step 2.Park in a PayStay zone

  • Open the PayStay app or call 1300 322 111
  • Select or enter your vehicle registration.
  • Enter the 8 digit parking zone number displayed on the parking signs.  
  • Start the Parking Session.

Step 3.Finish parking

  • Open the PayStay app or call 1300 322 111
  • Stop the Parking Session. 

For more information visit the PayStay page

If you have a mobility parking permit it is free to park in our pay parking areas.

Visit the Transport for NSW website to find out more about how to apply for a mobility parking permits.

Mobility parking spaces

Use our online mapping tool to find mobility parking spaces. 

  1. Open the layers tab.
  2. Select Community
  3.  Select Parking Byron Bay.