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. Please note that you have to appeal your parking fine in writing and therefore we cannot take an appeal by telephone.
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.