Vehicle Removal Policy

Last updated: 1 February 2021

Hazard or obstruction

This is defined as a vehicle that is parked in contravention, in a way that is dangerous to other road users; and/or emergency service vehicles. Vehicles parked in contravention but not exclusive of the restrictions listed below will be deemed to be causing hazard or physical obstruction.

Contravention number Description of contravention


Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours


Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force


Parked in a suspended bay or space or part of a space


Parked in a special enforcement area more than 50cm from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place


Stopped on a restricted bus stop or stand


Stopped in a restricted area outside a school when prohibited.


Stopped on a pedestrian crossing or crossing area marked by zigzags


The Enforcement Authority will observe exemptions to the enforcement of the above parking contraventions for Emergency vehicles (Police, Fire, Ambulance Services); and/or other vehicles carrying out emergency or statutory works.