How do I apply for a Tradesperson parking permit?

Tradesperson parking permits are available to Yarra residents who are undertaking minor works at their property.

Who can apply for a tradesperson permit?

You can apply for a tradesperson permit if you are:

  • A property owner or resident undertaking minor works at a property in Yarra (commercial properties are not eligible).
  • A tradesperson undertaking minor works at a property in Yarra (must provide works contract or letter from owner). 

Tradesperson permits are for minor works only. If you are undertaking major works that require a Building or Planning Permit then you will not be eligible.

How many permits can I apply for?

A maximum of three months within a twelve month period can be approved for residents.

Tradesperson parking permits are valid for up to one month only.

The twelve month period is measured from the start date of your first permit.

How long are tradesperson parking permits valid for?

If the works are likely to take longer, then you will need to apply for a work zone permit.

What documents do I need to apply?

Depending on who is applying, you must provide one of the following documents with your application:

Property owner Rates Notice.
Property manager Letter or Document that shows authority for you to act on the owner’s behalf.
Tradesperson Works contract that has been signed by the owner/property manager. 

You are now ready to apply

You must read the below disclaimer before applying online.


By applying online and submitting your application you are agreeing with the following statement:

  • I have read and agree with the Parking Permit Policy 2014.
  • A Tradesperson Permit application does not cover any vehicle until the permit is received and physically displayed in a vehicle.

Apply online

Tradesperson permits can take between 5 and day business days to process and up to 14 days to receive by post. Applications will be declined if they are received with less than 5 business days notice.

If you require the permit immediately, please submit an application at a Customer Service Centre.

How much does it cost?

From 01 July 2023,  the following fees will be applicable;

  • Tradesperson permit per day - $20.80
  • Tradesperson permit per week - $62.40
  • Tradesperson permit per month - $208.00

Where can the tradesperson park?

The permit allows the tradesperson to park their vehicle in the street specified on the permit and 2 surrounding streets.

The tradesperson must obey all parking restrictions and prohibitions

How do I replace my permit?

If you have lost, damaged, stolen or need the permit transferred, we can replace your parking permit. The replacement fee is $20.80

If your permit has been stolen and you provide a police report, there will be no fee.

You can submit your replacement request on our online request page.

Alternatively, you can visit one of Council’s customer service centres.

Contact us

If you have any further queries you can: