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Parking Fines

Parking Fines

The Council encourages the community and visitors to respect the needs of others by not parking longer than the specified time limit.


What could I potentially be fined for?

The parking wardens have the authority to give you a parking ticket for any of the following offences:

>> List of parking offences  (16.9kb)


How do I pay my fine?

There are many ways you can pay a parking fine:



Cheques can be posted to Queenstown Lakes District Council, Private Bag 50072, Queenstown 9348.  Please include your parking ticket with your payment or write the ticket number on the back of the cheque.  Please do not post cash.

We do not accept foreign cheques or payments in a foreign currency.  Bank drafts must be drawn on a New Zealand bank in New Zealand dollars.  We do accept New Zealand Post Money Orders.


In Person

Payments can be made by Eftpos, in cash or by cheque at any Council office.   Cheques may also be left in the drop box inside the Arrowtown Library.


Internet / Telephone Banking

You can pay parking tickets using Internet or Phone Banking.  You will need to identify Council as the payee and ensure that you use the parking infringement number as a reference.( NB. Some banks systems will ask for a valuation number. Simply type in the parking ticket number instead)

Our bank account number is:  02 0948 0002000 00

Please be aware of your banks cut off time for same day processing.


Online payments

Parking tickets can be paid online using the link below.

>> Visit the online payments portal