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Parking in the City

Illegal parking can be dangerous to pedestrians, cyclists and other road users - as well as a cause of frustration and inconvenience.

Some parking related matters fall under different authorities, which means Ranger and Security officers are not always able to attend. These areas include:

  • Private property
  • Railway stations
  • Private car parks.
    Parking in the city

    Rangers and Security actively enforce local parking laws within the City of Bayswater.

    The City's Parking and Parking Facilities Local Law 2016 is designed to:

    • Maximise the use of available road and footpath space
    • Povide access to parking for all motorists
    • Consider the needs of businesses, visitors, residents and traffic management.

    Officers assess a variety of parking issues including:

    • Parking on footpaths/verges
    • Vehicles for sale on reserves
    • School parking patrols
    • ACROD and disabled parking
    • Timed parking around business and residential locations.
    Parking at schools

    School parking can be a serious safety hazard when vehicles speed through school zones and park incorrectly, putting children and pedestrians at risk. Some safety tips for parking in a school zone:

    • Always be aware of children is school zones
    • Use 'Kiss and Drive' facilities if available
    • Walk or cycle to and from school
    • Try using nearby parking facilities in reserves or shopping centres or park a little further away and walk a short distance to the school
    • Be courteous and a perfect parker.
    • Avoid leaving your vehicle for long periods of time
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