Parking zones

There are many parking and traffic zones used throughout Brisbane. Understanding these zones will help you navigate and park on busy Brisbane streets and avoid fines.

There are also a range of parking rules in Brisbane to assist traffic flow and road safety.

Bus zone

Bus zones allow buses to easily pickup and drop-off passengers in a safe location. Find out about bus zones parking regulations and restrictions.

Commercial vehicle loading zone

Commercial vehicle loading zones allow businesses and commercial operators to load or unload goods at a close location to their business. Find out about commercial vehicle loading zone parking regulations and restrictions and locations.

No parking zone

You can stop for up to two minutes to deliver or pick-up goods or to pick up or set down passengers. No parking zones are in high traffic flow areas around Brisbane. 

Special use zone

Special use zones are for the exclusive use of designated vehicles including, but not limited to, emergency, mail and Council vehicles. 

Taxi zone

Taxi zones are at convenient locations to allow users to access a taxi close to amenities and services.

Two minute passenger zone

Two minute passenger zones allow passengers to be dropped off or picked up without affecting traffic flows.

Work zone

Work zones are signed by Brisbane City Council and enable the space to be used exclusively by a company during allocated times. The designated section of road is used for loading and unloading equipment at a construction site.

More information

Find information on parking restrictions and permit areas, paid parking, park 'n' ride, special use parking, parking around schools, enforcement and a detailed map of parking areas in Brisbane in Council's Parking in Brisbane Guide brochure.

Passenger set down and pick up guidelines are also available for rideshare drivers. Download Council's Passenger set down and pick up rideshare fact sheet (Word - 4.4Mb).


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