The following options are available for 28 days from the date of infringement and apply to Council issued infringements. These are displayed on the back of the infringement notices.
Option 1: Pay in full
Option 2: Apply to pay by instalments (offences of $200 or over)
Option 3: Elect to have a court hearing
Option 4: Lodge a Statutory Declaration (for vehicle related offences)
Parking fines are a way of ensuring safety and provide a deterrent for people to misuse parking facilities however you can dispute a fine if you believe it is unjustified by making a written submission accompanied by a statement of the grounds on which the review of the decision should be granted.
Any dispute regarding infringements is required to be in writing within 28 days of the issue of the infringement and must include:
Infringement Notice No.
return address (in order that Council can forward the determination of your request)
Disputes can be sent to Whitsunday Regional Council via one of the following methods: