Overnight Truck parking at limited locations in Blacktown City’s industrial areas
To help truck owners and drivers we have provided parking signs to allow truck drivers to park long or heavy vehicles overnight-only, for longer than 1-hour.
Overnight truck parking signs are installed in limited sections of some streets in our industrial areas only. From Monday to Friday, long or heavy vehicles can park overnight between 6pm and 6am, and at all times on Saturdays and Sundays.
Only the following streets allow limited sections of overnight truck parking:
- Forge Street, Blacktown (eastern end)
- Glendenning Road in Glendenning
- Grex Avenue, Minchinbury
- Marieanne Place, Minchinbury
- Kurrajong Avenue, Mount Druitt
Frequently asked questions
What is a heavy vehicle?
NSW Road Rules defines a ‘heavy vehicle’ as a vehicle other than a bus, that weighs over 4.5 tonnes GVM. This is the weight of the vehicle when fully loaded, and includes the pay load, vehicle occupants and fuel etc.
What is a long vehicle?
NSW Road Rules defines a ‘long vehicle’ as a vehicle other than a bus that, together with any load or projection, is 7.5 metres, or longer.
How long can a heavy or long vehicle, park on roads in Blacktown City?
A truck weighing 4.5 tonnes or more or longer than 7.5 metres, must not stop on a road in a built-up area for longer than 1 hour; unless dropping off or picking up goods, or where parking signs allow heavy or long vehicles to park for longer than 1 hour.
Can a long or heavy vehicle legally park on a road for longer than 1 hour in a residential area?
No, unless the heavy or long vehicle is dropping off or picking up goods.
Can a long or heavy vehicle legally park on a road for longer than 1 hour in an industrial area?
No, except where parking signs allow long or heavy vehicles to park for longer than 1 hour.