Parking Infringements and Fees

This page sets out a description of parking offences and the infringement fees for stationary vehicles under the following Act and Regulation:

Fees apply from 1 March 1999.

Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999 Schedules 1 and 1B

Offence

Infringement Fee

1. Any parking offence involving parking on a road in breach of a local authority bylaw, in excess of a period fixed by a meter or otherwise, where the excess time is -

Not more than 30 minutes

$12 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

More than 30 minutes but not more than 1 hour

$15 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

More than 1 hour but not more than 2 hours

$21 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

More than 2 hours but not more than 4 hours

$30 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

More than 4 hours but not more than 6 hours

$42 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

More than 6 hours

$57 or such lesser amount as is fixed by the local authority

2. Any parking involving parking in breach of any Act or Regulation -

Parked in a parking area reserved for disabled persons

$150

(a) Parked on or within 6m of an intersection

$60

(b) Parked on or near a pedestrian crossing

$60

(c) Parked on broken yellow lines

$60

(d) Double parking

$60

(e) Inconsiderate parking

$60

(f) Parked on a clearway

$60

(g) Parked on a bus only lane

$60

3. All other parking offences

$40

Towage Fee: Should the Council be required to arrange the removal of the parked vehicle, the owner will be charged the parking infringement fee and the appropriate towage and storage fees, as recommended under Section 113(2)(c) of the Land Transport Act 1998 or section 68BA(2)(b) of the Act.

Links to more Parking Infringement Offences and Fees

Legislation:

Porirua City Council Bylaws: