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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 11:04)
Part 12 Division 7
Division 7 Permissive parking signs and parking fees
Note 1.
 Area, length of road, park and stop are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Rule 165 provides defences to the prosecution of a driver for an offence against a provision of this Division.
204   Meaning of certain information on or with permissive parking signs
(1)  This rule explains the meaning of certain information on or with a permissive parking sign applying to a length of road or an area.
Note.
 With is defined in the Dictionary.
 
Permissive parking sign(for a length of road)
Permissive parking sign(for an area)
Permissive parking sign(for a length of road)
Note 1 for diagrams.
 There is another permitted version of a permissive parking sign—see the diagram in Schedule 3.
Note 2 for diagrams.
 A permissive parking sign may have an arrow pointing in a different direction and anything on the sign may be differently arranged—see rule 316(4).
Note.
 Rule 318(1) and (2) deal with the effect of information on or with a traffic control device (including a permissive parking sign) that limits the application of the device to particular times or days. Under rule 318(3), if the information indicates that the device applies on a particular day, for example Friday, the sign does not have effect on a Friday that is a public holiday unless otherwise stated.
(2)  A whole number, fraction, or whole number and fraction, immediately to the left of the letter “P” indicates that a driver must not park on the length of road, or in the area, continuously for longer than the period of hours, or fraction of an hour, equal to the number, fraction, or number and fraction, shown.
Examples of permissive parking signs showing permitted parking periods and times of operation.
 
Example 1Permissive parking sign applying to a length of road with a whole number to the left of P
Example 2Permissive parking sign applying to an area with a whole number to the left of P
In example 1, the sign indicates that a driver must not park continuously for longer than 1 hour on Saturdays between 9 am and 12 noon.
In example 2, the sign indicates that a driver must not park in the area for longer than 2 hours on Mondays to Fridays between 8.30 am and 5 pm, and on Saturdays between 8.30 am and 12 noon, unless permitted by information on or with another traffic control device.
(3)  A number, together with the word “minute”, immediately to the right of the letter “P” indicate that a driver must not park on the length of road, or in the area, continuously for longer than the number of minutes shown.
Example.
 
Example 3Permissive parking sign with a number of minutes to the right of P
In this example, the sign indicates that a driver must not park continuously for longer than 5 minutes on Mondays to Fridays between 9 am and 4 pm.
(4)  The word “parking”, together with words indicating a number of hours or minutes, indicate that a driver must not park on the length of road, or in the area, continuously for longer than the number of hours or minutes shown.
205   Parking for longer than indicated
(1)  A driver must not park continuously on a length of road, or in an area, to which a permissive parking sign applies for longer than the period indicated by information on or with the sign or, if rule 206 applies to the driver, the period allowed under that rule.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 With is defined in the Dictionary.
(1A)  If a permissive parking sign does not indicate a period and does not indicate that it applies at particular times, or at particular times on particular days, a driver may, at any time, park continuously on a length of road, or in an area, to which the sign applies, unless—
(a)  another parking control sign applies to the length of road or area, and
(b)  the driver is prohibited from parking on the length of road, or in the area, under these Rules.
Note.
 Parking control sign is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  For subrule (1), a driver parks continuously on a length of road, or in an area, to which a permissive parking sign applies, from the time when the driver parks on the length of road, or in the area, until the driver, or another driver, moves the vehicle off the length of road, or out of the area, to which the permissive parking sign applies.
205A   Parking outside times indicated
If a permissive parking sign indicates that it applies at particular times, or at particular times on particular days, a driver may park on the length of road, or in an area, to which the sign applies at a time, or at a time on a day, when the sign does not apply, unless—
(a)  another parking control sign applies to the length of road or area, and
(b)  the driver is prohibited from parking on the length of road, or in the area, at that time, or at that time on that day, under these Rules.
Note 1.
 Parking control sign is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Rule 318(1) and (2) deal with the effect of information on or with a traffic control device (including a permissive parking sign) that limits the application of the device to particular times or days. Under rule 318(3), if the information indicates that the device applies on a particular day, for example Friday, the sign does not have effect on a Friday that is a public holiday at the place where the device is located, unless otherwise stated.
205A–1   NSW rule: parking in special event parking areas
(1)  A driver must not park continuously in a special event parking area for longer than the period indicated by information on or with the special event parking area signs for the area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 With is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A special event parking area is the network of roads in an area with—
(a)  a special event parking area sign on each road into the area, and
(b)  an end special event parking area sign on each road out of the area.
(3)  A whole number, fraction, or whole number and fraction, immediately to the left of the letter “P” on a special event parking area sign indicates that a driver must not park in the area continuously for longer than the period of hours, or fraction of an hour, equal to the number, fraction, or number and fraction, shown.
Note.
 Rule 318(1) and (2) deal with the effect of information on or with a traffic control device (including a special event parking area sign) that limits the application of the device to particular times or days. Under rule 318(3), if the information indicates that the device applies on a particular day, for example Friday, the sign does not have effect on a Friday that is a public holiday unless otherwise stated.
(4)  In subrule (2)(a) and (b)—
road does not include a road related area.
(5)  Subrule (1) does not apply to the driver of a vehicle in any of the following circumstances—
(a)  if the vehicle is a public utility service vehicle,
(b)  if the vehicle—
(i)  is the subject of a current special event parking permit, and
(ii)  is parked in accordance with the terms of the permit, and
(iii)  in the case of a printed parking permit—is displaying the permit,
(c)  if the vehicle is actually dropping off or picking up passengers or goods.
Note.
 Printed parking permit and public utility service vehicle are defined in the Dictionary.
(6)  This rule does not affect any other parking restrictions that apply within a special event parking area, and those restrictions continue to apply, and may be enforced, accordingly.
(7)  In this rule—
driver does not include the rider of a bicycle or an animal.
special event parking permit means a permit of the kind referred to in clause 95(2)(e) of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013.
 
Special event parking area sign
End special event parking area sign
Note for diagrams.
 A special event parking area sign or end special event parking area sign may have a different number on the sign—see rule 316(4).
Note.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
206   Time extension for people with disabilities
(1)  This rule applies to a driver if—
(a)  the driver’s vehicle displays a current parking permit for people with disabilities, and
(a–1)  in the case of a permit that is a mobility parking scheme authority—the driver’s vehicle is being used for—
(a)  the conveyance of the disabled person to whom the authority was issued, or
(b)  the conveyance of disabled persons by the organisation to which the authority was issued, and
(b)  the driver complies with the conditions of use of the permit.
Note 1.
 Disabled person, driver’s vehicle, mobility parking scheme authority and parking permit for people with disabilities are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Paragraph (a–1) is an additional NSW paragraph. There is no corresponding paragraph in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules.
Note 3.
 Division 2 of Part 6 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 provides for the issue of, and conditions of use for, mobility parking scheme authorities.
(2)  The driver may park continuously on a length of road, or in an area, to which a permissive parking sign applies (except in a parking area for people with disabilities) for—
(a)  twice the period indicated on the sign, or
(b)  if the permit displayed on the driver’s vehicle is a mobility parking scheme authority—
(i)  30 minutes, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is less than 30 minutes, or
(ii)  2 hours, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is 30 minutes, or
(iii)  an unlimited period of time, if the maximum period indicated on the sign is more than 30 minutes.
Note 1.
 Parking area for people with disabilities is defined in rule 203.
Note 2.
 Subrule (2) is not uniform with the corresponding subrule in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules. Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.
(2–1)  This rule applies to a disabled person to whom an interstate or overseas authority has been issued in the same way as it applies to a person to whom a mobility parking scheme authority has been issued.
(2–2)  In this rule—
interstate or overseas authority has the same meaning as in Division 2 of Part 6 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013.
Note.
 Subrules (2–1) and (2–2) are additional NSW subrules. There are no corresponding subrules in rule 206 of the Australian Road Rules.
207   Parking where fees are payable
(1)  This rule applies to a driver who parks on a length of road, or in an area, to which a permissive parking sign applies if information on or with the sign indicates that a fee is payable for parking by buying a ticket or putting money into a parking meter.
Note.
 With is defined in the dictionary.
(2)  The driver must—
(a)  pay the fee (if any) payable under the law of this jurisdiction, and
(b)  obey any instructions on or with the sign, meter, ticket or ticket-vending machine.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2–1)  Subrule (2) does not apply to—
(a)  the driver of a vehicle displaying a mobility parking scheme authority if—
(i)  the authority is in force, and
(ii)  the conditions of the authority are complied with, and
(iii)  the vehicle is parked in accordance with rule 206, or
(b)  a driver parking in a pay parking area.
Note 1.
 Mobility parking scheme authority and pay parking area are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Division 1 of Part 5 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 makes provision for the administration of pay parking schemes (including the designation of pay parking areas and the fixing of fees by parking authorities).
Note 3.
 This subrule is an additional NSW subrule. There is no corresponding subrule in rule 207 of the Australian Road Rules. Rules 207–1 to 207–9 make provision for parking in pay parking areas.
207–1   NSW rule: parking in metered parking areas
(1) Driver must park in metered parking space A driver must not park in a metered parking area unless the driver’s vehicle is parked in a metered parking space for the area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Driver’s vehicle is defined in the Dictionary.
(2) Meaning of terms A metered parking area is an ordinary metered parking area or a registration metered parking area.
(3)  An ordinary metered parking area is a parking area designated by one or more permissive parking signs where information on or with the sign includes the word “METER”.
Note.
 Parking area and with are defined in the Dictionary.
(4)  A registration metered parking area is a parking area designated by one or more permissive parking signs where information on or with the sign includes both the word “METER” and the word “REGISTRATION”.
(5)  A metered parking space is a parking bay in a metered parking area that is indicated by—
(a)  for an ordinary metered parking area—a parking bay in the area that is indicated by—
(i)  studs, pads, plates or strips, and
(ii)  in the case of a space controlled by a multi-space parking meter—the number for the space and an arrow in or adjacent to the space indicating the direction of the meter, or
(b)  for a registration metered parking area—any area for parking a single vehicle (other than a combination), whether or not indicated by road markings.
Note.
 Parking bay is defined in the Dictionary.
(6) Driver must pay relevant parking fee for ordinary metered parking area A driver must not park in a metered parking space for an ordinary metered parking area without paying the relevant parking fee for the space for at least the minimum period of time for which parking in the space must be paid for.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Relevant parking fee is defined in the Dictionary.
(7)  A driver does not contravene subrule (6) if—
(a)  the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area before paying the relevant parking fee, so long as the person pays the fee immediately after parking, or
(b)  when the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area, the parking meter for the metered parking space is displaying unexpired time.
Note.
 Parking meter is defined in the Dictionary.
(8) Driver must enter registration number and pay relevant parking fee for registration metered parking area A driver must not park in a metered parking space for a registration metered parking area without—
(a)  entering the registration number of the vehicle into the parking meter for the space, and
(b)  paying the relevant parking fee for the space for at least the minimum period of time for which parking in the space must be paid for.
(9)  A driver does not contravene subrule (8)(a) if—
(a)  the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area before entering the registration number of the vehicle, so long as the person enters the registration number immediately after parking, or
(b)  when the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area, the parking meter for the metered parking space is displaying unexpired time for the driver’s vehicle.
(10)  A driver does not contravene subrule (8)(b) if—
(a)  the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area before paying the relevant parking fee, so long as the person pays the fee immediately after parking, or
(b)  when the driver parks in a metered parking space for the area, the parking meter for the metered parking space is displaying unexpired time for the driver’s vehicle.
(11) Driver must not allow vehicle to be parked after expiry of specified time or maximum time A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a metered parking space if—
(a)  in the case of a metered parking space for an ordinary metered parking area—the parking meter for the space indicates that the period of time for which parking in the space has been paid has expired, or
(b)  in the case of a metered parking space for a registration metered parking area—the parking meter for the space indicates that the period of time for which parking has been paid in respect of the vehicle has expired.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(12)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a metered parking space for more than the period of time indicated on or with the permissive parking sign or signs that designate the space as the maximum time for which a vehicle may be parked in the space.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(13) Exemptions from contravention A driver who parks in a metered parking space does not contravene this rule if—
(a)  the space is within another kind of pay parking area and the driver complies with these Rules in relation to parking in the kind of pay parking area concerned, or
(b)  the driver parks for a period not exceeding the period (if any) for which no fee is payable for parking in the space, or
(c)  the driver parks outside the controlled parking hours for the space, or
(d)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current mobility parking scheme authority, or
(e)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current printed parking permit while it is parked in the space and the space is located on a length of road or in an area specified in the permit and the space is designated for use by the holder of the permit, or
(f)  an electronic parking permit is currently in force with respect to the driver’s vehicle while it is parked in the space and the space is located on a length of road or in an area specified in the permit and the space is designated for use by the holder of the permit.
Note.
 Controlled parking hours, electronic parking permit, mobility parking scheme authority, pay parking area and printed parking permit are defined in the Dictionary.
(14)  A driver who parks in a metered parking space does not contravene this rule if the parking meter for the space is inoperable (except if the driver parks in contravention of subrule (12)).
(15) Definition In this rule—
multi-space parking meter means a parking meter that applies to more than one metered parking space.
Note.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–2   NSW rule: parking in metered parking spaces
A driver must not park in a metered parking space—
(a)  while any other vehicle is parked in the space, or
(b)  in such a manner that any part of the vehicle lies over the markings for the space.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Metered parking space is defined in rule 207–1.
Note 2.
 A driver (along with other persons) may also commit offences under clauses 63 and 64 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 if he or she misuses or damages a parking meter.
Note 3.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–3   NSW rule: parking in ticket parking areas
(1)  A driver must not park in a ticket parking area unless a current parking ticket is displayed, in such a manner that its date and expiry time are clearly visible to persons outside the driver’s vehicle—
(a)  in or on the front left-hand portion of the vehicle, or
(b)  if a different portion is specified in the ticket in relation to a particular class of vehicles—in or on such portion of the vehicle as is so specified.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Driver’s vehicle and parking ticket are defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A ticket parking area is a parking area designated by one or more permissive parking signs where information on or with the sign or signs includes the word “TICKET”, but does not include any part of the parking area in which the parking of vehicles is prohibited by another provision of these Rules.
Note.
 Parking area and with are defined in the Dictionary.
(3)  A driver does not contravene subrule (1) if the driver parks in a ticket parking area before obtaining a parking ticket, so long as the driver obtains and displays a current parking ticket in accordance with this rule immediately after parking the driver’s vehicle.
(4)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a ticket parking area after the expiry of the parking ticket displayed in or on the vehicle.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(5)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a ticket parking area for more than the period of time indicated on or with the permissive parking signs that designate the area as the maximum time for which a vehicle may be parked in the area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(6)  A driver who parks in a ticket parking area does not contravene this rule if—
(a)  the area is, or forms part of, another kind of pay parking area and the driver complies with these Rules in relation to parking in the kind of pay parking area concerned, or
(b)  the driver parks for a period not exceeding the period (if any) for which no fee is payable for parking in the area, or
(c)  the driver parks outside the controlled parking hours for the area, or
(d)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current mobility parking scheme authority, or
(e)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current printed parking permit while it is parked in the area and the area is located on a length of road specified in the permit and the area is designated for use by the holder of the permit, or
(f)  an electronic parking permit is currently in force with respect to the driver’s vehicle while it is parked in the area and the area is located on a length of road specified in the permit and the area is designated for use by the holder of the permit.
Note.
 Controlled parking hours, electronic parking permit, mobility parking scheme authority, pay parking area and printed parking permit are defined in the Dictionary.
(7)  Nothing in this rule prevents a driver from parking in different parts of the same ticket parking area while displaying the same parking ticket.
Note.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–4   NSW rule: parking in ticket parking spaces
(1)  A driver must not park in any ticket parking space—
(a)  while any other vehicle is parked in the space, or
(b)  in such a manner that any part of the vehicle lies over the markings for the space.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 A driver (along with other persons) may also commit offences under clauses 70 and 71 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 if he or she misuses or damages a parking ticket or ticket machine.
(2)  A ticket parking space is a parking bay in a ticket parking area that is indicated by studs, pads, plates or strips.
Note 1.
 Parking bay is defined in the Dictionary, and ticket parking area is defined in rule 207–3.
Note 2.
 Most ticket parking areas do not have specially designated ticket parking spaces.
Note 3.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–5   NSW rule: parking in coupon parking areas
(1)  A driver must not park in a coupon parking area unless a current parking coupon is displayed, in such a manner that its date and expiry time are clearly visible to persons outside the driver’s vehicle—
(a)  in or on the front left-hand portion of the vehicle, or
(b)  if a different portion is specified in the coupon in relation to a particular class of vehicles—in or on such portion of the vehicle as is so specified.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Driver’s vehicle and parking coupon are defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A coupon parking area is a parking area designated by one or more permissive parking signs where information on or with the sign or signs includes the word “COUPON”, but does not include any part of the parking area in which the parking of vehicles is prohibited by another provision of these Rules.
Note.
 Parking area and with are defined in the Dictionary.
(3)  A driver does not contravene subrule (1) if the driver parks in a coupon parking area before obtaining a parking coupon, so long as the driver obtains and displays a current parking coupon in accordance with this rule immediately after parking the driver’s vehicle.
(4)  A driver must not display more than 3 parking coupons at any one time in or on the driver’s vehicle when it is parked in a coupon parking area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(5)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a coupon parking area after the expiry of the parking coupons displayed in or on the vehicle.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(6)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a coupon parking area for more than the period of time indicated on or with the permissive parking signs that designate the area as the maximum time for which a vehicle may be parked in the area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(7)  A driver who parks in a coupon parking area does not contravene this rule if—
(a)  the area is, or forms part of, another kind of pay parking area and the driver complies with these Rules in relation to parking in the kind of pay parking area concerned, or
(b)  the driver parks for a period not exceeding the period (if any) for which a coupon is not required for parking in the area, or
(c)  the driver parks outside the controlled parking hours for the area, or
(d)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current mobility parking scheme authority, or
(e)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current printed parking permit while it is parked in the area and the area is located on a length of road specified in the permit and the area is designated for use by the holder of the permit, or
(f)  an electronic parking permit is currently in force with respect to the driver’s vehicle while it is parked in the area and the area is located on a length of road specified in the permit and the area is designated for use by the holder of the permit.
Note.
 Controlled parking hours, electronic parking permit, mobility parking scheme authority, pay parking area and printed parking permit are defined in the Dictionary.
(8)  Nothing in this rule prevents a driver from parking in different parts of the same coupon parking area while displaying the same parking coupon.
Note.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–6   NSW rule: parking in coupon parking spaces
(1)  A driver must not park in any coupon parking space—
(a)  while any other vehicle is parked in the space, or
(b)  in such a manner that any part of the vehicle lies over the markings for the space.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 A driver (along with other persons) may also commit offences under clause 76 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 if he or she misuses or damages a parking coupon.
(2)  A coupon parking space is a parking bay in a coupon parking area that is indicated by studs, pads, plates or strips.
Note 1.
 Parking bay is defined in the Dictionary, and coupon parking area is defined in rule 207–5.
Note 2.
 Most coupon parking areas do not have specially designated coupon parking spaces.
Note 3.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–7   NSW rule: parking in temporarily closed pay parking areas and spaces
A driver must not park in a pay parking area or a pay parking space that is closed under the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Pay parking area and pay parking space are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Clauses 65, 72, 77 and 81 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 enable parking authorities to temporarily close pay parking areas or spaces that have been designated by such authorities by erecting signs to that effect in, or in close proximity to, the areas or spaces concerned.
207–8   NSW rule: parking in phone parking areas
(1)  A driver must not park in a phone parking area without paying the relevant parking fee for the area—
(a)  for at least the minimum period of time for which parking in the area must be paid for, and
(b)  using a phone payment scheme (within the meaning of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013).
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Relevant parking fee is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A phone parking area is a parking area designated by one or more permissive parking signs where information on or with the sign or signs includes the phrase “PHONE”, but does not include any part of the parking area in which the parking of vehicles is prohibited by another provision of these Rules.
Note.
 Parking area and with are defined in the Dictionary.
(3)  A driver does not contravene subrule (1) if the driver parks in a phone parking area before paying the relevant parking fee, so long as the person pays the fee using a phone payment scheme immediately after parking.
(4)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a phone parking area if the period for which the driver has paid to park in the area using a phone payment scheme has expired.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Driver’s vehicle is defined in the Dictionary.
(5)  A driver must not allow the driver’s vehicle to remain parked in a phone parking area for more than the period of time indicated on or with the permissive parking signs that designate the area as the maximum time for which a vehicle may be parked in the area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(6)  A driver who parks in a phone parking area does not contravene this rule if—
(a)  the area is, or forms part of, another kind of pay parking area and the driver complies with these Rules in relation to parking in the kind of pay parking area concerned, or
(b)  the driver parks for a period not exceeding the period (if any) for which no fee is payable for parking in the area, or
(c)  the driver parks outside the controlled parking hours for the area, or
(d)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current mobility parking scheme authority, or
(e)  the driver’s vehicle is displaying a current parking permit while it is parked in the area and the area is located on a length of road specified in the permit and the area is designated for use by the holder of the permit.
Note 1.
 Controlled parking hours, mobility parking scheme authority, parking permit and pay parking area are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
207–9   NSW rule: parking in phone parking spaces
(1)  A driver must not park in any phone parking space—
(a)  while any other vehicle is parked in the space, or
(b)  in such a manner that any part of the vehicle lies over the markings for the space.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  A phone parking space is a parking bay in a phone parking area that is indicated by studs, pads, plates or strips.
Note 1.
 Parking bay is defined in the Dictionary, and phone parking area is defined in rule 207–8.
Note 2.
 Most phone parking areas do not have specially designated phone parking spaces.
Note 3.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.