Parking rules | Brisbane City Council

Parking rules

Parking your car, motorbike or any other vehicle in Brisbane must be done in line with the parking rules. Most residential and suburban parking is not regulated provided the vehicle is not parked illegally or dangerously. Certain areas such as the Brisbane CBD, sport facilities, universities and hospitals have restricted parking in place so that residents of these areas are able to use street parking.

There are also a range of parking zones used throughout Brisbane to assist traffic flow and safety

General parking rules

Find out about general parking rules that apply throughout Brisbane.

Residential parking

Find out about where vehicles can park and what Council can do to help when vehicles are affecting local access or traffic flow.

Report illegal parking

To report an illegal or dangerously parked vehicle or if you think your vehicle has been towed, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Bus and transit lanes

Find out about the rules and regulations for bus and transit lanes in Brisbane.

Clearway and solid yellow lines

Information about parking in Clearways and on solid yellow lines.

Towed vehicles

Information about towed vehicles and if you vehicle has been towed.


Find out about trucks and heavy long vehicle parking regulations in Brisbane.

Illegal and dangerous parking

Find out about illegal and dangerous parking in Brisbane.


22 November 2017