Foreshore Parking Permits

PLEASE NOTE: The current application process you read below is still valid until the new process goes live in August.

If you apply for a permit now using the links on this page, it would only be valid until September 2020.

Applications for new permits will OPEN FROM EARLY AUGUST, and those permits will be valid until Septmeber 2023.

You can apply on this page from early August, via a simple 3 question online form – with no paper work required.

Current residential Foreshore Parking Permits, which allow residential tenants and residential ratepayers free parking at Frankston and Seaford beaches expire on 30 September 2020.

Permits have previously been distributed every three years via the Annual Rate Notice, however at the 11 May Ordinary Council Meeting a new registration process was endorsed by Council.

From August 2020, anyone who owns or rents a residential property in Frankston City can register to receive their new Foreshore Parking Permit via this page. Please check back soon.

PLEASE NOTE: The below process will continue until end of July 2020.

Frequently asked questions

New Ratepayers

Two free permits are issued to each owner-occupied property with the rates notice every three years.

New foreshore permits will only be issued to residential owner-occupiers who provide proof of their residency in the Frankston municipality.

Applicants must present:

  • Two original identification documents - one being a photo ID
  • Both identification documents must show the applicant’s name and current address.

Permits will only be issued when satisfactory proof is provided that the applicant resides within the municipality.


Permits for Tenants

Tenants can apply online for a free 12-month foreshore parking permit with proof of residency (maximum of 2 per property).

Tenants must reapply before their permit expires each year.

Purchase Additional Parking Permits

Ratepayers living in Frankston City can purchase up to 3 additional permits for $80 each (maximum of 5 per property).

Non-residents of Frankston City are not able to purchase a foreshore parking permit.

Replacement Permit

Vehicle sale

If you sell your vehicle, we recommend transferring your existing permit to your new vehicle. If you forget to do this, you can apply for a new permit for $60 online or in person at one of our Customer Service Centres, but may need to submit proof of sale. Some exemptions may apply.

Damaged or lost permit

If you damage or lose your permit, you can purchase a replacement permit for $60 online or in person at one of our Customer Service Centres. Some exemptions may apply.

Foreshore Parking Locations

Permit holders can park for free at the following 7 foreshore locations in Frankston City:

View all Foreshore Parking Permit Locations (1MB)

Parking time limits still apply so take note of parking signs. Parking permits are not valid in other areas or parking zones around Frankston City.

Displaying Your Permit

The parking permit must be displayed inside the vehicle on the bottom corner of the passenger side of the front windscreen, and be clearly visible from outside. Fines incurred as a result of failing to display a permit correctly will not be withdrawn.

Permits are not transferrable to other people or vehicles. If you are changing over your car, please contact us.

The permit does not guarantee the availability of a parking space. Motorists must park in accordance with regulation or any other signed restrictions, for example, time limit.

Foreshore Parking Permit Guidelines

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322

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