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Levels of contravention


Differential parking penalties apply. There is a lower rate of £50.00, and a higher rate of £70.00. Both rates of penalty charges will be reduced by 50% if paid within 14 days of the date of service.

Listed below are the codes which appear on Penalty Charge Notices, along with their descriptions and at what rate they are charged.

CodeContravention (On Street)LevelPenalty
01Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hoursHigher£70.00
02Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in forceHigher£70.00
04Parked in a meter bay when penalty time is indicatedLower£50.00
05Parked after the expiry of paid for timeLower£50.00
06Parked without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucherLower£50.00
07Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial timeLower£50.00
08Parked at an out-of-order meter during controlled hoursLower£50.00
09Parked displaying multiple pay & display tickets where prohibitedLower£50.00
10Parked without clearly displaying two (or more) valid pay and display tickets when requiredLower£50.00
11Parked without payment of the parking chargeLower£50.00
12Parked in a residents' or shared use parking place or zone without clearly displaying either a permit or voucher or pay and display ticket issued for that placeHigher£70.00
14Parked in an electric vehicles' charging place during restricted hours without chargingHigher£70.00
16Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permitHigher£70.00
18Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibitedHigher£70.00
19Parked in a residents' or shared use parking place or zone displaying an invalid permit, an invalid voucher or an invalid pay & display ticketLower£50.00
20Parked in a loading gap marked by a yellow lineHigher£70.00
21Parked in a suspended bay or space or part of bay or spaceHigher£70.00
22Re-parked in the same parking place or zone within one hour (or other specified time) of leavingLower£50.00
23Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicleHigher£70.00
24Not parked correctly within the markings of the bay or spaceLower£50.00
25Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loadingHigher£70.00
26Parked in a special enforcement area more than 50 cm from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking placeHigher£70.00
27Parked in a special enforcement area adjacent to a dropped footwayHigher£70.00
30Parked for longer than permittedLower£50.00
35Parked in a disc parking place without clearly displaying a valid discLower£50.00
36Parked in a disc parking place for longer than permittedLower£50.00
40Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without displaying a valid disabled person's badge in the prescribed mannerHigher£70.00
41Parked in a parking place designated for diplomatic vehiclesHigher£70.00
42Parked in a parking place designated for police vehiclesHigher£70.00
45Parked on a taxi rankHigher£70.00
46Stopped where prohibited (on a red route or clearway)Higher£70.00
47Stopped on a restricted bus stop or standHigher£70.00
48Stopped in a restricted area outside a school when prohibitedHigher£70.00
49Parked wholly or partly on a cycle track or laneHigher£70.00
55A commercial vehicle parked in a restricted street in contravention the Overnight Waiting BanHigher£70.00
56Parked in contravention of a commercial vehicle waiting restrictionHigher£70.00
57Parked in contravention of a coach banHigher£70.00
61A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge or land between two carriagewaysHigher£70.00
62Parked with one or more wheels on or over a footpath or any part of road other than a carriagewayHigher£70.00
63Parked with engine running where prohibitedLower£50.00
99Stopped on a pedestrian crossing or crossing area marked by zigzagsHigher£70.00

 

CodeContravention (Off Street)LevelPenalty
70Parked in a loading area during restricted hours without reasonable excuseHigher£70.00
73Parked without payment of the parking chargeLower£50.00
74Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibitedHigher£70.00
80Parked for longer than the maximum period permittedLower£50.00
81Parked in a restricted area in a car parkHigher£70.00
82Parked after the expiry of paid for timeLower£50.00
83Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher or parking clockLower£50.00
84Parked with additional payment made to extend the stay beyond time first purchasedLower£50.00
85Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permitHigher£70.00
86Parked beyond the bay markingsLower£50.00
87Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without displaying a valid disabled person's badge in the prescribed mannerHigher£70.00
89Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight or height or length permitted in the areaHigher£70.00
90Re-parked within one hour (or other specified time) of leaving a bay or space in a car parkLower£50.00
91Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicleHigher£70.00
92Parked causing an obstructionHigher£70.00
93Parked in car park when closedLower£50.00
94Parked in a pay & display car park without clearly displaying two (or other number required) valid pay and display tickets when requiredLower£50.00
95Parked in a parking place for a purpose other than the designated purpose for the parking placeLower£50.00
96Parked with engine running where prohibitedLower£50.00

 

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