Illegal and dangerous parking
Parking rules and regulations are used throughout Brisbane to maintain the safety of all road users and pedestrians and also to ensure that street parking is available for all to use.
An illegally or dangerously parked vehicle, is any vehicle parked outside of Brisbane City Council's parking rules and regulations or any vehicle that maybe creating a public safety problem.
A vehicle that is parked illegally or dangerously can be issued with a parking fine or even towed.
To report an illegally parked or dangerously parked vehicle, contact Council.
If you think your vehicle has been towed, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.
In Brisbane camping is only permitted in designated camp grounds. It is illegal to camp overnight on a road or park, this includes sleeping in your vehicle.
If you camp overnight on a road or park in Brisbane, you may be issued with a $550 on-the-spot fine.
For more information about where you can camp legally in Brisbane:
- visit the Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing website
- talk to your camper van hire company
- contact local hostels, backpackers and holiday parks, some of them offer camper van rates
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