Parking Charges for Penalty Charge Notices


Lower charge band

Higher charge band

Lower charge band

The lower charge band for Penalty Charge Notices is £50 which is discounted to £25 if paid within 14 days. The charge at Notice to Owner is £50, when the Charge Certificate if issued it increases to £75 rising to £83 if the debt is registered with court.

Please find below a list of the lower charge bands with a description of the contravention:

* = or other specified time

On - Street

Code

Description

05

Parked after the expiry of paid for time

06

Parked without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher

11

Parked without payment of the parking charge

19

Parked in a residents' or shared use parking place or zone displaying an invalid permit, an invalid voucher or an invalid pay & display ticket

22

Re-parked in the same parking place or zone within one hour* of leaving

24

Not parked correctly within the markings of the bay or space

30

Parked for longer than permitted

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Off - Street

Code  

Description

73 Parked without payment of the parking charge
80 Parked for longer than the maximum period permitted
82 Parked after the expiry of paid for time
83 Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid Pay & Display ticket or voucher or parking clock
86 Parked beyond the bay markings
90 Re-parked within one hour* of leaving a bay or space in a car park

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Higher charge band

The higher charge band for Penalty Charge Notices is £70 which is discounted to £35 if paid within 14 days. The charge at Notice to Owner is £70, when the Charge Certificate if issued it increases to £105 rising to £113 if the debt is registered with court.

Please find below a list of the higher charge bands with a description of the contravention:
 

On - street

Code

Description

01

Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours

02 Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force
12 Parked in a residents or shared use parking place without clearly displaying either a permit or voucher or Pay and Display ticket issued for that place
14 Parked in an electric vehicles’ charging place during restricted hours without charging
16 Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permit
21 Parked in a suspended bay/space or part of bay/space
23 Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicle
25 Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loading
26 Vehicle parked more than 50 centimetres from the edge of the carriageway and not within designated parking place
40 Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge
42 Parked in a parking place designated for police vehicles
45 Parked on a taxi rank
48 Stopped in a restricted area outside a school
61 A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge or land between two carriageways
62 Parked with one or more wheels on any part of an urban road other than a carriageway (footway parking)
99 Stopped on a pedestrian crossing and/or crossing area marked by zig-zags

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Off - street

Code

Description

81 Parked in a restricted area in a car park
85 Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permit
87 Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge
91 Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle
92 Parked causing an obstruction

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Last Updated: 13 March 2019