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Parking Rules and Regulations
 
Under the Road Traffic Act, "Park" means to bring a motor vehicle or a trailer to a stationary position and cause it to wait for any purpose other than that of immediately taking up or setting down persons, goods or luggage.

1. Double continuous white lines in the centre of a bi-directional road

No parking at all times on either side of the road.

2. Single continuous yellow line along the side of the road

No parking between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on this side of the road, except on Sundays and Public Holidays.

3. Double continuous yellow lines along the side of the road

No parking at all times on this side of the road.

4. Single zig-zag yellow line along the side of the road

No parking at all times on this side of the road.

5. Double zig-zag yellow lines along the side of the road

No parking or stopping at all times on this side of the road.

6. Single white zig-zag line

No parking or stopping at all times on this side of the road.

7. Single continuous white line in the centre of a bi-directional road
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No parking at all times on either side of the road.

8. No parking or stopping abreast

No parking or stopping abreast to another vehicle at all times.

9. No parking within 3 metres of a fire hydrant

No parking at all times within 3 metres of a fire hydrant.

10. No parking within 6 metres of a traffic junction

No parking at all times within 6 metres of a traffic junction.

11. No parking within 9 metres of a bus stop

No parking at all times within 9 metres of a bus stop (from the tip of the bus bay (back and front) and this includes the bus bay itself).

12. No waiting sign

No parking at all times along the side of the road.

13. No stopping sign

No parking or stopping at all times along the side of the road.

14. No parking within a pedestrian crossing

No parking at all times within a pedestrian crossing.

15. Pick-up/Drop-off bay:

Such public facilities are provided to drivers for the purpose of performing immediate boarding/alighting activities without doing so on the main road, thus minimising disruption to the traffic flow. However if the vehicle remains stationary along the Pick-up/Drop-off bay and cause it to wait for any purpose other than the above activities, it will be deemed as illegal parking and enforcement action will be taken.

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Parking Penalties
 
Illegal parking offences carry a composition fine of up to $300 depending on the vehicle category, i.e. light vehicle (unladen weight of 2,500 kg and below) or heavy vehicle (unladen weight exceeding 2,500 kg).

Apart from the fine, demerit points are imposed on the following offences:

a. 3 Demerit Points
  • Parking within a demerit points no parking zone (single yellow zig-zag line)
  • Stopping within a demerit points no stopping zone (double yellow zig-zag lines)
  • Parking abreast of another vehicle
  • Parking within a pedestrian crossing
  • Stopping at a zebra-crossing (single white zig-zag line)

b. 4 Demerit Points
  • Stopping or remaining at rest on the shoulder of an expressway
  • Stopping or remaining at rest on the carriageway of an expressway

For demerit points offences, it is mandatory for the vehicle owner to furnish the particulars of the driver.

Other information about Demerit Points System:

For more information on Demerit Points System, please
click here

Other information about driving licence and traffic offences can be accessed via the Electronic Driver Data Information and Enquiry System (EDDIES).

For more information on EDDIES, please
click here

Other information about the Road Traffic Act (RTA):

For more information on RTA, please
click here
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Reporting of Illegal Parking
 
Reporting of Illegal Parking
Anyone who wishes to lodge a report on illegal parking must submit the following details/information to LTA:

a. Vehicle particulars
Key vehicle information to be included are the vehicle registration number, type of vehicle (eg, motorcycle, car, etc), make, model and colour of the vehicle.

b. Offence details
Key offence details to be included are the date, time, location and nature of alleged offence (eg. parking along unbroken double yellow lines, parking along single white zig-zag line, etc).

c. Confirmation of willingness to testify in court should the offender dispute the alleged offence
This refers to the submitter's willingness to testify in court should the offender disputes and decides to challenge the case in court.

d. Full particulars of the feedback provider
This refers to the full name (as in NRIC or passport), NRIC or passport number, residential address, contact number (residential/office number can be accepted but a mobile number is preferred) and email address. Accurate information is required so that we could contact the submitter to verify the reported information and in the event of a court trial, to request for his presence in court.

e. Photo/video evidence
Photo and/or video evidence submitted in relation to the offence must be sufficiently clear so as to identify the vehicle (especially the vehicle registration number) and nature of the alleged offence (road markings or traffic sign prohibiting parking at the location).

f. Accurate information to be provided
We regret that LTA will be unable to process the report in the absence of any of the above detailed information.

To report on illegal parking, submit the violation report
online. Please note that a SingPass account is required for login.

Please
click here for the FAQs on submission of violation report online.

g. Report Form
Please attach the photograph of the motor vehicle showing clearly the vehicle registration number and the specific traffic sign or road marking prohibiting parking at the location.
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Appeals on Illegal Parking Summonses
 
To appeal on your outstanding traffic summonses, you may submit your appeal online.
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Furnishing Of Driver's Particulars
 
To furnish driver's particulars, you may submit the details online.

Please
click here for the FAQs on furnishing of driver' particulars online.
Feedback on LTA Matters
 
To feedback on LTA matters, you may write in to feedback@lta.gov.sg

For enquiries of information on illegal parking and the procedures for the payment of the composition amounts, and other enquiries, please call
1800 - CALL LTA (1800 - 2255 582).
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