All fees and charges include GST. With the exception of the SuperGold permit, all fees are effective until 30 June 2022.
On-street parking fees are set so that Palmy's available parks are well used, that the supply of parking supply is flexible to support economic vitality and vibrancy, and to ensure a balance that supports active and public transport.
Chargeable hours for parking
Chargeable hours for parking are between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and 11am to 3pm Saturday.
Parking fees don't apply on Sunday or on public holidays as defined in the Holidays Act 2003.
Parking meter tariffs
On-street: $1.70 an hour
Off-street: $1 an hour or $5 a day
Parking meter boards
For owner/operators of trade vehicles, skip-bins or heavy machinery requiring metered spaces during chargeable metered hours to be reserved for a special purpose or use.
- $9 per metered space per day
- $4.50 per metered space per half day
- $750 per metered space per year
Event organisers permit
Full day charge (no half-day charge), for any event organisers requiring metered spaces during chargeable metered hours to be reserved for a special purpose or use: $5 per metered space per day.
Motorists who hold a current SuperGold card and are a Palmerston North resident can apply for a permit to be exempt from paying at the meter between Monday and Friday, from 9am to 12pm. The fee is $10 per vehicle per calendar year (January to December).
Residential parking permit
There is no charge for this permit to exempt a resident from parking time restrictions on a street. The permit is for a defined area as agreed at the time of its issue. It is renewable annually.
Small passenger service vehicle
Permit for Authorised Taxi Organisations to park in a taxi stand in signed or marked parking locations across the city: $40 per taxi per year.
Memorial Park private car sale permit
For the sale of private motor vehicles from designated car park spaces at Memorial Park. A maximum of four vehicles may be sold per year per applicant: $10 per vehicle per week.
Meter access card
Motorists who hold a current mobility permit who are unable to reach the meter to make a payment: $45 per vehicle per year.
Location [click address to see on a map]
Monthly cost: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
|82 Campbell Street||$65|
|303 Church Street||$130|
|317 Church Street||$130|
|63 King Street||$130|
|12 Linton Street||$100|
|312 Main Street (by Globe Theatre)||$100|
|339 Main Street (next to Harvey Norman)||$130|
|551 Main Street (next to ACC)||$130|
As well as the carparks listed above, we offer access-controlled lease parking in two other locations, on different weekly terms: