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Visitor Paid Parking Pilot

17 November 2023

A Paid Parking Pilot for visitors to the Mornington Peninsula Shire starts 1 December 2023 in Flinders, Mornington and Mt Eliza. Residents and local business staff will not pay to park at these Pilot locations but an ePermit is required prior to your visit.

Understand these requirements before the busy Christmas season.

Where are the sites?

  • Flinders Pier Foreshore carpark (Flinders)
  • Schnapper Point Foreshore carpark (Mornington)
  • Sunnyside Beach Foreshore carpark (Mount Eliza)

The Pilot is an opportunity for residents and visitors to continue to share these foreshores while more fairly distributing the cost of maintaining them.

Local residents

Residents of Mornington Peninsula Shire, including renters, are able to park for free at the pilot sites but will require an ‘ePermit’ to ensure they are not charged during their stay and adhere to the signed time restrictions.

Local Business Staff and Volunteer/Clubs

Local Business Staff and Volunteer/Club ePermits are also available for eligible persons to minimise impact on business owners within the vicinity of the paid parking locations and their staff and to support community events that take place at our foreshores.

Accessible ePermits

Accessible ePermits ensure that the cameras at each foreshore parking pilot site can recognise those who are parking with an accessible parking permit (blue sticker).


Visitors will be required to pay for their stay at these sites using the PayStay Parking App or via the PayStay website

Do I really need a permit?

You only need to apply for an ePermit if you intend to park at one of the three Pilot locations over summer. Parking at all other Foreshores remains unchanged.

There is no rush, you can apply at any time prior to your planned visit.

Need more advice?

Foreshore Parking ePermit Application Guide and Support document (click the link below to download) has been created to help walk you through the online application process and ePermit system, ensuring that parking at these locations is a breeze for residents throughout summer.

Signing up to the online portal and applying for your ePermit will take approximately 10 minutes.

If you have difficulty, please:

Call 1300 850 600
Email ePermits@mornpen.vic.gov.au or
Drop in to any of our Customer Support Centres and we’ll help you apply for your parking permit.

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