Appeal a parking fine (penalty charge notice)
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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