NO PARKING AREA SIGN
You must not park in the signed area during the times displayed on the sign. You can park outside of the times displayed.
PARKING AREA SIGN
These signs let you know what the parking restrictions are for the area and include:
the name of the parking area
how long you can park for
hours and days of the week and if you need to pay at a parking meter.
For example, 2P on a sign indicates that you can park for up to 2 hours between the hours indicated. A ½ P sign indicates that you can park for a maximum of half an hour during the time specified.
Parking signs let you know where you can park on a section of the road.
The signs display parking information you need to know, they include:
how long you can park
where you can park
hours and days of the week that the parking rules apply
if you need to pay at a parking meter. Parking where payment is needed will be shown on the sign.
The sign will also direct you to where you pay at a parking meter. You can park for free outside of the parking meter times listed on the sign.
The letter P, on its own, means there is no time limit and you can park any time for any length of time. A number before or next to the P means there is a time limit for how long you can park within the hours signed.