Who can apply?
A person will be eligible for a disabled persons parking permit if a Medical Practitioner or Specialist confirms that an individual:
- has a significant ambulatory disability and they cannot access a vehicle in an ordinary parking bay, or they are required to use a complex walking aid* that prevents access to a vehicle in an ordinary parking bay, or
- has either an acute or chronic illness in which minimal walking may endanger their health, or
- is an extreme danger to themselves and others in a public place without assistance by a caregiver, or
- has a significant ambulatory disability or severe illness which does not affect their ability to walk, however they require rest breaks when continuous walking is undertaken.
*A complex walking aid is defined as an aid which has more than one contact point with the ground.
Temporary permits may be issued to an individual whose ability to walk is significantly restricted on a temporary basis and is not likely to improve within six to twelve months. This must also be confirmed by a Medical Practitioner or Specialist.
How to Apply
Organisations transporting individuals may apply for a Disabled Parking Permit.
Eligible organisations will receive a permit for 12 months.
The application must meet the following eligibility criteria:
It is recognized by Council as providing a transport service for people with significant ambulatory or intellectual disabilities that would make them eligible for individual permits under this code.
The people transported are unable to manage the use of individual permits.
More than 1 permit may be issued to eligible organisations
Moira Shire Council is collecting information on this form for the administration of the application for a disabled parking permit.
The information collected will be used for the purpose it was collected and/or a directly related purpose. If you do not provide the information required, we may not be able to process your application. Information collected may be disclosed if required by legislation.