(cf MTR, r 91CA)(1) A parking authority may issue a permit authorising the parking of a vehicle without charge or time restrictions in a parking space:(a) located within a parking area or road specified in the permit, and(b) designated by the parking authority for use by holders of such a permit.(2) The parking authority is to classify the permit in one of the following classes:(a) business parking permits,(b) commuter parking permits,(c) resident parking permits,(d) residents’ visitor parking permits,(e) special event parking permits,(f) declared organisation parking permits.(3) A parking authority may issue a permit under this clause in electronic or printed form.(3A) A permit must specify the parking area or road to which it applies, the conditions to which it is subject and:(a) in the case of a resident’s visitor parking permit that is a printed parking permit—the address of the resident who holds the permit, or(b) in the case of any other permit—the registration number of the vehicle to which it relates.(3B) The Authority may issue guidelines from time to time for or with respect to the issuing of printed parking permits and electronic parking permits.(4) A parking authority must not issue a permit except in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Authority.(5) For the purposes of this clause, a parking space is designated for use by a holder of a permit if the following words are displayed on, or next to, a traffic sign that designates the space as a parking space or designates the area in which the parking space is located as a parking area:(a) for a declared organisation, business, commuter or special event parking permit, the words “PERMIT HOLDERS EXCEPTED”,(b) for a resident or resident’s visitor parking permit, the words “PERMIT HOLDERS EXCEPTED” or “AUTHORISED RESIDENTS VEHICLES EXCEPTED”.(6) In this clause:
electronic parking permit means a permit issued under this clause that is in electronic form.
parking area means a pay parking area, permissive parking area or special event parking area.
parking space means any of the following:(a) coupon parking space,(b) permissive parking space,(c) meter parking space,(d) ticket parking space,(e) phone parking space.
permissive parking area means the part of a road to which a permissive parking sign applies.
permissive parking space means a parking bay that is indicated by studs, pads, plates or strips.
printed parking permit means a permit that is issued under this clause in printed form.