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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 20 January 2020 at 03:06)
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.