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Residential and visitor parking permits - RMAC

A resident or visitor parking permit allows people to park in some streets in the Ringwood Metropolitan Activity Area that are usually restricted.  

Short-term parking restrictions and a permit and voucher system have been introduced in residential streets within the Ringwood Metropolitan Activity Centre (MAC). This area is bound by:

  • Heatherdale Road to the west
  • Ringwood Bypass to the north
  • Ringwood Lake to the east
  • Belgrave/ Lilydale rail line to the south.

Who can apply?

Residents in the following streets in the Ringwood MAC are able to apply for residential or visitor parking permits.

Please note residents living in apartments, townhouses, flats or units are not entitled to a residential parking permit unless there is specific exemption in writing from Council. 

Northwest Residential Precinct

  • Acacia Court
  • Bond Street – all even numbers and odd 33-35 & 39-41 only
  • Bourke Street
  • Browns Ave
  • Churchill Street
  • Montgomery Street
  • Nelson Street
  • New Street – numbers 6-30 and 1A - 23
  • Sherbrook Avenue
  • Burwood Avenue
  • Heatherbrae Avenue East
  • Grant Crescent East 

Eastern Gateway Precinct

  • Bardia Street
  • Khassa Parade
  • Larissa Ave
  • Pratt Street

Not in the Ringwood MAC?

If you live in a restricted street that is not in the Ringwood MAC, apply at residential and visitor parking permits - non RMAC

Permit conditions

Permits do not provide exemption from:

  • restrictions that limit parking to less than 1 hour
  • stopping in prohibited parking spaces or areas, including clearways and other areas in which parking of vehicles is prohibited under the Victorian Road Traffic Regulations.

Permit conditions may change at any time – those residents impacted will be advised in writing if this occurs.

Permits are issued for a maximum of 12 months and expire on 30 June each year.

Apply for an RMAC resident parking permit

To apply for a resident parking permit for your precinct, you must be a resident of a single house dwelling (not live in a unit, apartment or townhouse). The number of permits issued is based on car ownership and the availability of on-site parking.

Apply for a Ringwood MAC residential parking permit


See parking fees and charges

Purchase visitor parking vouchers

Eligible residents can request 1 set of visitor permits per month. A set includes:

  • 12 x 4 hour permits
  • 6 x daily permits.

To purchase a visitor parking voucher booklet:

Ringwood MAC visitor parking permit application forms

Frequently asked questions

Ringwood Activity Area parking FAQs

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