To challenge a Parking Fine (PCN), you will need the:
If you chose to appeal your PCN, do not make payment. Payment of a penalty charge notice is considered an admission of liability. If both the appeal and a payment are made, the payment will be taken and the appeal will not be considered.
10 minute grace period
There is a 10 minute grace period in the following circumstances:
After the expiry time of a paid for period
At the start time of a controlled parking bay
After a permitted 'free' parking period expires
The 10 minute grace period does not apply in the following instances:
On yellow lines, loading bay, footway, when double parked such as being anywhere outside of a parking bay.
After the first 10 minutes where the bay reverts from being uncontrolled to controlled and a vehicle is parked in a restricted parking bay without permission, without a permit or without having made payment.
If you have received a letter from a Debt Recovery Agent called Rundles about your parking fine please don’t contact us. In this circumstance we recommend that you seek legal advice from the organisations listed below.