Apply for a pay parking permit

Byron Shire residents, rate payers, workers and volunteers can buy an annual pay parking permit online or in person using the details below.

Please have a copy of your current vehicle registration papers ready and check what other documents you need below.

Once the application is complete, your electronic pay parking permit will be linked to the licence plate number.

New permit

Step 1.Apply online

Residents, rate payers and pensioners apply for a new pay parking permit using the link below. If your permit has expired use this link to reapply. 

You will need:

  • Current copy of your car registration.
  • Proof of residency within Byron Shire.
  • For the Pensioner discount provide a copy of your Centrelink (blue) Pensioner card or DVA card.
  • Cost $55

New or expired permits

Step 2.Apply in person

Visit our customer service counter 70 Station Street, Mullumbimby.

Contact us for more details.

Renew your permit

Step 1.Renew online

Residents, ratepayers, pensioners and workers can renew an existing permit using the link below. If your permit has expired, please apply for a new permit.

You will need:

  • Current copy of your car registration.
  • Proof of residency within Byron Shire.
  • For the Pensioner discount provide a copy of your Centrelink (blue) Pensioner card or DVA card.
  • Cost $55 or $110 for worker, business, volunteer permit. 

Renew permit

Step 2.Renew in person 

Visit our customer service counter 70 Station Street, Mullumbimby.

Contact us for more details.

Workers, business, volunteer

Step 1.New worker permit

Apply for a permit as a Byron Bay worker.

You will need to provide:

  • Current copy of your car registration.
  • Proof of employment at a fixed address within the Pay Parking area.  
  • Cost $110. 

New worker permit

Step 2.Business or volunteer permit

You will need to provide:

  • Current copy of your car registration.
  • Proof of employment at a fixed address within the Pay Parking area.
  • Current copy of a Driver's Licence for the worker driving the vehicle.
  • Cost $110. 

Business or volunteer permit

Step 3.Apply in person

Visit our customer service counter 70 Station Street, Mullumbimby.

Contact us for more details.

 

On this page you will find a list of the documents you need to apply for your parking permit.

ALL documentation needs to be in the name of the applicant or registered car owner.

The residential or commercial property within Byron Shire is required to be in the name of an individual/s.

Resident or ratepayer permit

  • Copy of current vehicle registration/certificate in the name of the applicant. 
  • Proof of residency within Byron Shire residence in the name of the applicant. This could be:
  • Drivers licence.
  • Council rates notice or water bill.
  • Utility bill (for example phone, electricity, gas).
  • Rental lease or agreement, or letter from landlord or owner, stating length of occupancy (minimum 6 months).
  • If you hold a valid Centrelink issued pensioner (Blue) card, you can get a free permit. You must provide a copy of your Pensioner card or DVA card when applying.
  • When changing permit types (for example from worker to resident) you will need to wait for your previous permit to expire. If you renew before your previous permit expires there will be no refund for the difference.

Worker or volunteer

  • Copy of current vehicle registration/certificate in the name of the applicant.
  • Proof of employment (payslip or company letterhead) needs to show the following:
  • your name and role within the business
  • the trading name of the place of employment and its operating address (to be eligible for a worker permit your business needs to have a fixed address within pay parking area)
  • the name and role (e.g. owner, manager, etc) of the author (signatory) of the letter plus their direct contact details.
  • If your place of volunteering is located within the pay parking area, you can apply for a pay parking permit.

People who live in residential areas adjacent to the Byron Bay Pay Parking area may be eligible for a Traffic Area Permit.

A Traffic Area Permit allows residents in the perimeter area to park all day in their street. Residents need to display the permit on the dash of their car.  It can also be used for guest cars.

 

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.

Use our online mapping tool to find mobility parking spaces. 

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