Parking fees apply in the Byron Bay central business district, council car parks and some parts of Wategos. Please check the parking signs where you park. Parking signs may indicate meter, ticket or coupon parking. You may park at the kerb for the length of time shown on the sign provided that you pay the required fee beforehand. You cannot park for longer than the length of time shown on the sign.
Byron Shire residents and workers can purchase an annual parking permit that exempts their vehicle from parking fees in Byron Shire's pay-parking areas and council-operated car parks.
Apply for or manage your Pay Parking permit
Council Car Parks
Pay parking operates in the following council-operated car parks:
- Main Beach car park (95 parking spaces /inc 5 Mobility spaces)
- Lawson St North car park (135 parking spaces / inc 3 Mobility spaces)
- Lawson St South car park (74 parking spaces / inc 1 Mobility space)
- Clarkes Beach car park (90 parking spaces / inc 2 Mobility spaces)
NOTE: Car parks at Cape Byron Lighthouse, Captain Cook Lookout, Cosy Corner and The Pass are managed by NSW National Parks, and separate parking fees apply.
Parking fees and operating hours
Parking fees are $4.00 per hour, capped at $20.00 for all day parking.
Operating hours are 9am to 6pm, seven days a week including public holidays.
Council car parks are closed to all vehicles between the hours of 1am to 5am.