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Parking tickets

Last updated on: 20-Oct-2020

1. Overview

It's your responsibility to take into consideration any parking restrictions when parking your vehicle. If you park in a way that violates a parking restriction, you should expect to get a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice).

If you have received a parking fine, you can view the evidence online to see the reason why you were issued this fine.

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We run a two-tier parking penalty system, which is set by the Traffic Management Act, with penalties issued based on the seriousness of the offence.

  • The higher charge is £70, reduced to £35 if you pay within 14 days.
  • The lower charge is £50, reduced to £25 if you pay within 14 days.

Examples of getting a higher penalty parking ticket could be while parked at bus stops, pedestrian crossings, safety zones outside schools or on yellow lines. There are more.

Examples of getting a lower penalty parking ticket could be if you parked for longer than permitted in a free bay, parked with an expired pay and display ticket or not parked within the lines of a space. There are more of these too.

If you don't pay within 28 days from when you got the ticket this is what will happen:

  • We will send you a Notice to Owner (NtO) document.
  • If the notice remains unpaid, we will then send you a Charge Certificate, which increases the charge by 50%.

If the charge remains unpaid after these steps, we will register the debt at a County Court and this could then lead to a visit from a bailiff.


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