Council provides both free and metered parking spaces for short and longer term parking in and around the City Centre. Many offered are all-day parks however those that are time limited help ensure a regular flow of available spaces for shoppers. There are about 1000 free, all-day parking spaces available within walking distance of the City Centre.
Parents with pram parking
Accessible parking for parents with prams has been introduced in the Target carpark, Coles Centro carpark and Ozone Square carpark.
Disabled persons’ parking permit
Application forms are available from general practitioners or Council. Application fees and conditions apply. Parking in disabled bays in "off-street" carparks is free for current permit holders.
Permits are recognised elsewhere in Australia. Parking concessions may be different in other States and Territories and you should check the conditions applying to the Disabled Persons Parking Scheme in the State or Territory you intend to visit.
Free parking for Returned Service Personnel
A permit system has been introduced which enables free parking for people involved in a theatre of war or peace-keeping force. Permit holders must be residents of the municipality and have represented Australia in war service.
* This permit is only valid within the Warrnambool municipality. Application fees apply.
Hospital Precinct Parking
Council has worked with residents and health service staff to improve parking in the hospital precinct. Click on the link to the right to find out where you can park all day within 400m of the hospital.
Loading zones are to assist with moving of goods from vehicles in the City Centre. They must not be used for parking or stopping by anyone other than people in a commercially registered delivery vehicle or a vehicle with the approved signage displayed. Motorists who are not eligible to park in loading zones will incur fines.