Parking regulations aim to ensure cars are parked safely and considerately, as well as ensuring everyone has a fair chance of getting a car park in the CBD.


Leased parking is an easy way to ensure you have a reserved carpark in the Hastings and Havelock North central business district. When you lease a parking space, you have exclusive use of the space, seven days a week.

The cost to lease a carpark from Hastings District Council ranges from $70 to $80 a month. Leased parks are available in:


There are a number of mobility parking spaces available for people with disabilities throughout the central business districts of Hastings and Havelock North. These spaces are provided for people with Mobility Parking Permits only.


The free parking trial has been extended until 30 June 2017 for on street carparks only – time limits are still in place.
Pay and Display off street parking area fees have been reinstated, along with relevant time limits.

The time limits for free parking have been retained to ensure people do not “hog” parks. It is important to retailers and customers that everyone has access to parking. Those who abuse the time limits will be ticketed.