Division 3A Phone parking schemes
111A Phone parking schemes
(1) A parking authority may, in accordance with Authority guidelines,
establish and operate a phone parking scheme for the whole or any part of any
road within its area of operations on which is operating a metered parking
scheme, a ticket parking scheme or a coupon parking
(2) For the purposes of any such phone parking scheme, a parking
(a) may, in accordance with Authority guidelines:
(i) set aside also as a phone parking area, the whole or any part of a
metered parking area, a ticket parking area or a coupon parking area, that is
within its area of operations, and
(ii) set aside also as a phone parking space, any metered parking
space, ticket parking space or coupon parking space,
(b) may fix the fees for the parking of a vehicle in any pay parking
(c) may adopt such schemes for payment of such fees by mobile phone as
are approved from time to time by the Authority.
(3) In the case of a council, the fees for phone parking areas are to
be fixed by resolution of the council.
(4) In the case of a declared organisation, the fees for phone parking
areas are to be fixed in accordance with pricing principles set out in
(5) Different fees may be fixed for different phone parking areas and
for different days and different times of day.
Note. Rules 207–8 and 207–9 of the Road Rules 2008 make provision for
parking in phone parking areas and spaces. Clause 3 (1) defines a phone parking
area and phone parking
space to have the same meanings as in rules 207–8 and
111B Display of information relating to phone
The following information must be displayed clearly on phone
parking signs for a phone parking area, or on a parking meter or a parking
ticket machine for a parking space or area that is also designated as a phone
parking space or phone parking area:
(a) a location number and phone number for the phone parking
(b) such other information as may be set out in the Authority
guidelines for the purposes of this clause.
111C Temporary closure of phone parking areas and
(1) A parking authority may, if it decides that the use of a phone
parking area or phone parking space should be temporarily discontinued, close
the area or the space.
(2) A phone parking area or phone parking space is closed for the
purposes of subclause (1) if a sign displaying words to the effect that the
area or space is temporarily closed is erected in, or in close proximity to,
the area or space.
Note. A driver who parks in a space or area that is temporarily closed
under this clause may commit an offence under rule 207–7 of the Road Rules
111D Duration of parking in phone parking areas and
A phone parking period takes effect on the date and at the time
the parking period is initiated by mobile phone in accordance with the
protocols of the provider of the phone payment scheme and expires when the
session is ended in accordance with those protocols.