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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. 

Some of the common parking restrictions are:

1. Unbroken double yellow lines are laid down on the road


No parking at all times on this road.

2. Unbroken single yellow line is laid down on 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. Unbroken single white line is laid down on the road

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

4. Unbroken double white lines is laid down on the road

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

5. Within 3 metres of a fire hydrant

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

6. Within 6 metres of an intersection or junction

No parking at all times within 6 metres of an intersection or junction of any road or street.

7. 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).

8. No waiting sign

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

9. No stopping sign

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

10. Pick-up/Drop-off bay:

Pick-up and drop-off points provided near public transport nodes are
meant to facilitate immediate pick up and drop off. Hence, motorists
should not wait at these bays, as this will cause unnecessary obstruction
to other motorists picking up or alighting their passengers.

11. Single yellow zig-zag line along the side of the road (offence attracts demerit points)

No parking at all times on this side of the road
and on the public footpath adjacent to the road.

12. Double yellow zig-zag lines along the side of the road (offence attracts demerit points)

No stopping at all times on this side of the
road and on the public footpath adjacent to
the road.

13. Single white zig-zag line (offence attracts demerit points)

No stopping at all times on this road.

14. Abreast of another vehicle (offence attracts demerit points)

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

15. Within a pedestrian crossing (offence attracts demerit points)

No parking at all times within a pedestrian crossing.

Locations of CCTV Enforcement for Illegal Parking  

Effective 14 April 2014

1.        Ardmore Park, Draycott Park (near Ardmore Park & JC Draycott)

2.        Beach Road (near Golden Mile Complex)

3.        Bishan Road (Bishan MRT)

4.        Boon Lay Way (Boon Lay MRT, near Jurong Point)

5.        Commonwealth Avenue West (Clementi MRT, both directions)

6.        Jurong Gateway Road (around Jurong East Central, near Jurong East MRT)

7.        Jurong West Street 63 (Pioneer MRT)

8.        Marine Parade Central (near Parkway Parade)

9.        Serangoon Central (Serangoon MRT, near NEX mall)

10.      Upper Bukit Timah Road (after The Linear)

Effective 15 July 2014

11.      Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 (Ang Mo Kio MRT)

12.      Boon Lay Way (Lakeside MRT)

13.      Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 (Lot 1, Choa Chu Kang MRT/LRT)

14.      Choa Chu Kang Loop (outside Choa Chu Kang Bus Interchange)

15.      Collyer Quay (both directions)

16.      Jalan Sultan (Textile Centre)

17.      New Upper Changi Road (Bedok MRT, Bedok Centre)

18.      Pasir Panjang Road (AVA centre to shophouses before MAS Currency House)

19.      Tampines Central 1 (near to the bus interchange and Tampines MRT)

20.      Woodlands Road (Kranji MRT, both directions)

Effective 22 September 2014

21.      Beach Road (at Golden Mile Food Centre)

22.      Jalan Besar (Eminent Plaza)

23.      North Bridge Road (opposite and along Bugis Junction)

24.      Punggol Road (junction of Punggol Central, both directions)

25.      River Valley Road (in front of Spize, Boon Tong Kee)

26.      Sembawang Road (Jalan Lengkok Sembawang)

27.      Serangoon Road (Tekka Centre)

28.      Tanjong Katong Road (near Parkstone Road)

29.      Upper Serangoon Road (junction of Simon Road and Florence Road)

30.      Woodlands Avenue 7 (Admiralty MRT)

Effective 15 April 2015

31.      Ang Mo Kio Street 52 (in front of Block 527)

32.      Beach Road (from Purvis Street junction to Middle Road) 

33.      Beach Road (from Seah Street junction to Purvis Street)

34.      Buffalo Road (from Serangoon Road junction to lamp-post 5)

35.      Bukit Batok East Avenue 3 (in front of Block 284)

36.      Cambridge Road (in front of Blocks 41A & 42)

37.      Cambridge Road (in front of Block 43)

38.      Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1 (in front of Hong Kiat seafood)

39.      Cluny Park Road (in front of French Embassy & Cluny Court towards the direction of Bukit Timah Road)

40.      Cluny Park Road (taxi stand, opposite unit 89)

41.      Collyer Quay (access road next to OUE Bayfront)

42.      Dunman Road (from Joo Chiat Road junction to Onan Road junction)

43.      Grange Road (between Mandarin Gallery and Cineleisure)

44.      Jalan Kembangan (Kembangan MRT)

45.      Jalan Pelepah (opposite AVA centre)

46.      Joo Chiat Road (in front of I12 Katong Mall)

47.      Jurong West Street 91 (in front of Blocks 962 to 959)

48.      Marina Coastal Drive (in front of Marina South Pier)

49.      Marymount Road (in front of Marymount MRT)

50.      New Bridge Road (from Keong Saik Road junction to junction of Kreta Ayer Road)

51.      Outram Road (in front of Tan Boon Liat building)

52.      Owen Road (in front of Pek Kio market)

53.      Pasir Ris Drive 4 (in front of Pasir Ris polyclinic)

54.      Race Course Road (from Little India MRT to taxi stand F27)

55.      Rochor Road (in front of Fu Lu Shou complex)

56.      Selegie Road (between POMO and Parklane Shopping Mall)

57.      Seletar Road (in front of Greenwich Shopping Centre)

58.      Sengkang West Avenue (in front of Fernvale Point)

59.      Serangoon Road (in front of The Verge Shopping Mall)

60.      Tampines Avenue 4 (in front of Tampines Mall)

61.      Tiong Bahru Road (Redhill MRT – bus stop)

62.      Tiong Bahru Road (Redhill MRT – pick up bay)

63.      Toh Tuck Road (in front of SingPost)

64.      Upper Paya Lebar Road (Tai Seng MRT - exit A)

65.      Upper Paya Lebar Road (Tai Seng MRT - exit B)

66.      Upper Serangoon Road (in front of eateries near Sunshine Terrace)

67.      Upper Serangoon Road (Serangoon MRT - exit B)

68.      Woodlands Street 82 (in front of Woodlands North Plaza)

69.      Worcester Road (before right bend into HDB car park, both sides)

70.      Yishun Avenue 11 (in front of Block 419)

Effective 6 October 2016

71.      Benoi Road (both directions, near Fairprice Hub)

72.      Joo Koon Circle (Joo Koon MRT, near Fairprice Hub)

73.      Lim Teck Kim Road (opposite Genting Centre)

74.      Sengkang East Way (near Compass One) & Sengkang Square (near Kopitiam Square & Sengkang MRT/LRT)

75.      Woodlands Avenue 3 (Marsiling MRT, both directions)

76.      Woodlands Centre Road (before Woodlands Train Checkpoint)

77.      Yishun Central Service Road (both sides)

Identifying a CCTV Monitoring Zone

LTA has painted lamp posts and sign posts within CCTV monitoring zones with bright orange vertical strips. In tandem, “No Waiting” signs at passenger pick-up points with CCTV cameras are installed to remind motorists that they are not allowed to wait at these pick-up locations other than immediate boarding and alighting of passengers.


CCTV camera and signage


Artist impression of orange-coated lamp post


“No Waiting” reminder signs at pick-up/drop-off bays

Composition Amount for Illegal Parking Offences

With effect from 1 January 2015, under the tiered fines for illegal parking regime, an individual who receives a Notice of Traffic Offence ("NTO") for an illegal parking offence will be considered a repeat offender if he had received an NTO within the last 12 months from the date of his latest offence. The dates of the offence stated in the NTOs will be used to calculate the 12-month period to determine if an individual is a repeat offender.

A repeat offender may be offered composition at a higher amount as compared to another offender in similar circumstances but who is not a repeat offender. The composition amount offered may be more than 50% higher.

Apart from the composition amount, demerit points are awarded for certain offences. For offences that carry demerit points, it is mandatory for the vehicle owner to furnish the particulars of the driver.

For a list of common illegal parking offences, the composition amounts that may be offered and demerit points that will be awarded (if applicable), please click here.

Other information about Demerit Points System:

For more information on Demerit Points System, please click here.

Appeals on Illegal Parking Summonses

To appeal on your outstanding traffic summonses, you may submit your appeal online.

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.


Reporting of Illegal Parking

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.

Please click here for details/information required for lodgement of illegal parking report.

Feedback on LTA Matters

To feedback on LTA matters, you may write in via

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).

Last Updated: 29 September 2016




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