Appeal a parking fine

You can appeal a parking fine or parking ticket, legally known as a penalty charge notice (PCN), if you think:

  • the fine was given by mistake
  • there is a good reason why the fine should be cancelled

When to appeal a parking fine

Do not pay a PCN if you plan to appeal.

When you pay a parking fine, you accept that:

  • the PCN was issued correctly
  • you owe us money for breaking (contravening) parking regulations

Before you pay or appeal the PCN, you can check if your appeal is likely to be successful.

How to appeal a PCN

There are 3 ways to appeal a PCN, which must be followed in this order:

Help with your appeal

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