Parking meter fees for cars

Brisbane City Council has metered car parking spaces that allow for cars to park all day for a capped fee and for shorter periods.  

Increased COVID-19 restrictions from 1am Tuesday 29 June 2021

Increased restrictions are in place for South East Queensland from 1am Tuesday 29 June. Find out more.

Lockdown period

  • Council car parks are operating as normal. A $5 reduced daily rate (effective from 3 August) will apply at Council's King George Square and Wickham Terrace car parks during lockdown to support essential workers. Customers must wear masks during the lockdown period.
  • Parking meters will be free during lockdown (effective 3 August) to support essential workers. 

The following charges are for the 2021-22 financial year.

Parking meter prices are structured depending on what zone you are parking in.

Find out information about the three parking zones in Brisbane and view the Regulated parking meter zones map.

Regulated parking fees table including maximum charges and motorcycle parking for zone 1
Parking area zone 1

Charge per hour

Up to and including 3 hour meter
7am-7pm Monday to Friday
$5.50
4 hour meter and greater with maximum charge capped at $13.50
7am-7pm Monday to Friday
$3.40
Up to and including 3 hour meter
7pm-12am Monday to Friday
$2.60
Up to and including 3 hour meter
7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday
$2.60
4 hour meter and greater with maximum charge capped at $8.50
7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday
$1.50
Regulated parking fees table including maximum charges and motorcycle parking for zone 2
Parking area zone 2

Charge per hour

Up to and including 3 hour meter
7am-7pm Monday to Friday
$3.40

4 hour meter and greater with a maximum charge capped at $11.50
7am-7pm Monday to Friday

$2.20
Up to and including 3 hour meter
7pm-12am Monday to Friday
$2.10
Up to and including 3 hour meter
7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday
$2.10
4 hour meter and greater with a maximum charge of $6.00
7am-7pm Saturday and Sunday 
$1.50
Regulated parking fees table including maximum charges and motorcycle parking for zone 3
Parking area zone 3

Charge per hour

Up to and including 3 hour meter 7am-7pm $2.10
4 hour meter and greater with maximum charge capped at $7.50
7am-7pm Monday to Friday
$1.20

 

Last updated: 2 August 2021