Parking in Brisbane

Brisbane City Council regulates vehicle parking in Brisbane and operates two car parks in the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). Find out about parking zones, restrictions, regulations and signage. You can also find out how to check, pay or dispute your parking fine.

Parking Guide to Brisbane

The Parking Guide to Brisbane contains information on parking restrictions, parking permit areas, paid parking, park 'n' ride, special use parking, parking around schools, enforcement and a detailed map of parking areas in Brisbane.

Useful parking links


Car parks

Council operates two car parks in or near the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD). The car parks are located at King George Square and Wickham Terrace. Both car parks operate with extended hours throughout the year. They are also open on public holidays and during some special events.


Parking and traffic fines

Find out about the parking offences that Council regulates under State and Council legislation and the relevant dollar value and penalty unit categories.


Parking meters and fees

Council uses parking meters across the inner city to regulate parking where on-street parking is in high demand. Find out information about parking meters and fees.

Parking rules

Council has parking rules in place for parking your car, motorbike and other vehicles within Brisbane.

Special event parking

Traffic, parking and regulated parking permit areas are in place around sporting and special event facilities in Brisbane. 

Parking in the Brisbane CBD

Street parking in the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD) is limited. Find out about the Brisbane Central Traffic Area and parking for coaches and motorcycles.

Where to park

Find out Brisbane's parking rules and regulations, including parking permit areas and parking zones.

Parking permits

Council regulates vehicle parking in Brisbane to ensure residents have access to on-street parking across the city. 

Brisbane PARK(ing) Day 2018

International PARK(ing) Day gives artists, designers and community groups the opportunity to transform on-street parking spaces across Brisbane into creative, people-friendly spaces.

Abandoned vehicles

Find out what Council defines as an 'abandoned vehicle' and how to make an abandoned vehicle complaint online.

Brisbane Parking Taskforce

Read the Brisbane Parking Taskforce recommendation. The taskforce was established to respond to parking issues and to look at options for managing on-street parking.

Removal, storage, sale or disposal of vehicles and articles from Council assets

Under the Public Land and Council Assets Local Law 2014, Council may confiscate vehicles or articles from Council assets under certain conditions. Find more about the confiscated vehicles and articles.