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Dunedin City Council – Kaunihera-a-rohe o Otepoti

This page provides information about conditions of, how to apply for and parking locations for the 75+ Parking Scheme.

The 75+ Parking Permit allows drivers aged 75 years and over to park for free in Pay & Display meters, both on street and in DCC carparks, up to the maximum stay.

How do I apply for a permit?

You need to fill out the form from the related information section, completed and verified.

Your driver's license as proof of a valid drivers license and date of birth and proof of residency eg. utility account, rates account, tenancy agreement etc, will need to be provided.

You can get your application verified at the DCC Customer Service Centre, or at the offices of Age Concern or Grey Power or by any DCC Parking Officer.

Once you have applied, we will post the permit to you within five working days. There is no charge for this permit.

Conditions of a 75+ Parking Permit

This concession is only available to residents of Dunedin City and can only be used by the applicant and the vehicle stated on the permit.

You must be 75 years or older on the day of application and hold a current New Zealand driver's license.

Permits are issued for a period of 5 years, you will have to renew the permit when it expires as no reminder will be sent.

When you are using the permit, it must be clearly displayed, preferably, on the dash of your vehicle and visible from the outside.

You only need to display one permit in the vehicle, even if there is more than one permit issued for the vehicle

It is your responsibility to inform the DCC Customer Service Agency of any change of address, change of vehicle and if the permit no longer required.

Free parking locations with the permit

The permit is only for DCC Pay and Display parking areas, both on and off street.

All Pay and Display machines have a time limit on them. Your permit allows you to park free of charge for the time stated on the machine, after which you must move your car.

The permit does not allow you to park free of charge in any:

  • Bus stops
  • Taxi stands
  • Clearways
  • Loading zones
  • Residential parks
  • Leased car parks
  • Other restricted parks

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