Is it against the law to park in a disabled bay?
In NSW, parking in a disability space without a permit will result in a hefty $519 fine and offenders will also lose a demerit point.
And remember being abusive and taking vigilante action (like damaging someone’s car) is as illegal as parking in a disabled car space without a permit..
How long can I park with a blue badge?
3 hourson streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to. in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit. on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours unless there’s a ‘no loading’ sign.
How long does it take to get a disabled parking bay?
On receiving an application it usually takes about three weeks to complete an initial assessment. It may take a little longer if you need to provide more information.
Can I park in a residential disabled bay?
If you are a Blue Badge holder, you can apply for a disabled parking place near your home. If your application is successful, the parking place will be reserved for any Blue Badge holder (any disabled person displaying a blue badge in his or her vehicle can park in a disabled bay for an unlimited period of time).
Are Blue badge holders exempt from parking charges?
You may park free of charge and without time limit at all ‘on-street’ pay and display areas unless a local traffic order specifying a time limit is in force. … You may park in disabled parking bays, however, a Blue Badge does not entitle you to free parking.
Where are you not allowed to park with a blue badge?
BLUE BADGE HOLDERS CANNOT PARK: Red routes or double yellow lines (in all four boroughs) Single yellow line (except Kensington and Chelsea as long as there is no loading or unloading restriction and only for 20 minutes to drop off or pick up a disabled person, or to collect goods) Suspended parking bays.