Parking rules

Brisbane City Council has rules for parking your car, motorbike or other vehicle in Brisbane. Most residential parking is not regulated provided you park your vehicle legally. Certain areas such as the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD), and areas around sporting facilitiesuniversities and hospitals have restricted parking to allow residents of these areas to use street parking.

Parking zones

Understand Brisbane's parking zones to help you navigate and park legally on Brisbane streets and avoid fines.

Residential parking rules

Brisbane residential areas have parking rules in place to ensure parked or stopped vehicles do not affect local access or traffic flow. Find out how to report illegal parking.

Illegal and dangerous parking

Find out about illegal and dangerous parking (including road camping) in Brisbane and how to report an illegally parked vehicle.

General parking rules

Find out about general parking rules in Brisbane.

Towed vehicles

Find out about tow away zones and the steps to take if your vehicle has been towed. 

Trucks (heavy and long vehicles)

To help keep our residential streets accessible, restrictions apply to heavy and long vehicle parking.

Clearway and solid yellow lines

Clearways improve traffic flow during peak times and public safety. Find out more about clearways and sections of road marked with a solid yellow line.

Bus and transit lanes

Find information on bus and transit lanes in Brisbane.

Public holiday parking

Information about parking in Brisbane on public holidays.