Parking signs

We use symbols on parking signs and unnecessary words have been removed. Larger letters and numbers indicate the times, days and parking arrangements that apply.

List of common parking signs and their meaning
Sign Description
No stopping sign

This sign indicates No Stopping. You are not permitted to stop, unless traffic conditions require it (e.g. queuing traffic).

No parking sign

No Parking means you may stop briefly to pick up or drop off people or goods.

Loading zone sign

Loading Zones are for only commercial vehicles loading or unloading (30 minute limit, other conditions apply).

Disabled permit sign

This sign indicates areas that are reserved for vehicles that display a current disabled permit. It also indicates that the limit is 2 hours from 9 am to 5 pm.

Area sign
End of area sign

In some circumstances, area signs will be used. A sign is placed at each entry point showing the restrictions. The restriction applies in all streets

or parking bays, until you reach an End sign as you leave the area.

2 hour parking, Monday - Friday sign

This sign indicates 2-hour parking from 7 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday.

5 minute parking sign

This sign shows a 5-minute parking limit.

30 minute parking sign

Special methods of parking can be shown. This sign indicates a 30-minute car park requiring you to pay the meter between the hours of 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday.