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Regulated Parking Infringements
Under the Transport Operations (Road Use Management – Road Rules) Regulation 2009 (Local Law No - 5) Gladstone Regional Council manages and regulates several parking spaces within the Gladstone Region. These include timed parking bays, zoned parking, no stopping bays, stopping on a continuous yellow line and other parking offences indicated on a permitting sign authorised by Council. Infringements for regulated parking vary between $55 and $110.
The following table indicates the most common offences:
How to pay your Infringement
Payment by cash, credit card, cheque or money order may be made at the following Customer Service Centres Monday to Friday (except on public holidays).
PAY BY POST
PAY BY PHONE
IMPORTANT NOTE: Payment must be made within 28 days from the date of issue of the fine. Failure to pay in full, nominate another option from the back of the infringement notice or contacting Council, may result in additional fees and legal action being initiated.
If payment is not received within 28 days of the date of issue, Council will perform a CITEC Search (additional fees will apply) on the registration plate to obtain the owners details. A Reminder Letter will be issued in accordance with Councils procedure to notify the owner of the outstanding infringement giving an additional 14 days. Should no payment be received following the reminder process, the infringement will be forwarded to the State Penalty Enforcement Registry (SPER) for collection.
Reviews of infringement notices will only occur if the request has been made in writing. Requests are to be made within 28 days with written correspondence and copy of your infringement notice to be forwarded to the following:
Or alternatively, email email@example.com.
Once a written request is received by Council, the infringement will be reviewed to ensure that the infringement was issued lawfully. A responding letter will be issued to you advising of Councils decision and next actions.
If you wish to elect for the matter to be heard in a court hearing , you are to select option 3 on the reverse side of your pink infringement copy, complete your personal details and return to the address above within 28 days of the infringement being issued.
A Statutory Declaration must be made by the person who was in charge of your vehicle at the time of offence or yourself with the offender’s full name, contact number and address. Option 4 on the reverse side of your copy of the infringement is to be selected and your details are to be written on the bottom of the infringement. The infringement is to be returned to Council with the declaration.