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The cost of parking fines


There are two levels of fine - £50 and £70. Both rates will be reduced by 50% if you pay within 14 days of the date of issue.

Listed below are the codes which appear on the fine (Penalty Charge Notice), with their cost and description.

CodeDescriptionCost
01Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours£70.00
02Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force£70.00
04Parked in a meter bay when penalty time is indicated£50.00
05Parked after the expiry of paid for time£50.00
06Parked without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher£50.00
07Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial time£50.00
08Parked at an out-of-order meter during controlled hours£50.00
09Parked displaying multiple pay & display tickets where prohibited£50.00
10Parked without clearly displaying two (or more) valid pay and display tickets when required£50.00
11Parked without payment of the parking charge£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 place£70.00
14Parked in an electric vehicles' charging place during restricted hours without charging£70.00
16Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permit£70.00
18Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited£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 ticket£50.00
20Parked in a loading gap marked by a yellow line£70.00
21Parked in a suspended bay or space or part of bay or space£70.00
22Re-parked in the same parking place or zone within one hour (or other specified time) of leaving£50.00
23Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicle£70.00
24Not parked correctly within the markings of the bay or space£50.00
25Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loading£70.00
26Parked in a special enforcement area more than 50 cm from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place£70.00
27Parked in a special enforcement area adjacent to a dropped footway£70.00
30Parked for longer than permitted£50.00
35Parked in a disc parking place without clearly displaying a valid disc£50.00
36Parked in a disc parking place for longer than permitted£50.00
40Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without displaying a valid disabled person's badge in the prescribed manner£70.00
41Parked in a parking place designated for diplomatic vehicles£70.00
42Parked in a parking place designated for police vehicles£70.00
45Parked on a taxi rank£70.00
46Stopped where prohibited (on a red route or clearway)£70.00
47Stopped on a restricted bus stop or stand£70.00
48Stopped in a restricted area outside a school when prohibited£70.00
49Parked wholly or partly on a cycle track or lane£70.00
55A commercial vehicle parked in a restricted street in contravention the Overnight Waiting Ban£70.00
56Parked in contravention of a commercial vehicle waiting restriction£70.00
57Parked in contravention of a coach ban£70.00
61A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge or land between two carriageways£70.00
62Parked with one or more wheels on or over a footpath or any part of road other than a carriageway£70.00
63Parked with engine running where prohibited£50.00
70Parked in a loading area during restricted hours without reasonable excuse£70.00
73Parked without payment of the parking charge£50.00
74Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited£70.00
80Parked for longer than the maximum period permitted£50.00
81Parked in a restricted area in a car park£70.00
82Parked after the expiry of paid for time£50.00
83Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher or parking clock£50.00
84Parked with additional payment made to extend the stay beyond time first purchased£50.00
85Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permit£70.00
86Parked beyond the bay markings£50.00
87Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without displaying a valid disabled person's badge in the prescribed manner£70.00
89Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight or height or length permitted in the area£70.00
90Re-parked within one hour (or other specified time) of leaving a bay or space in a car park£50.00
91Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle£70.00
92Parked causing an obstruction£70.00
93Parked in car park when closed£50.00
94Parked in a pay & display car park without clearly displaying two (or other number required) valid pay and display tickets when required£50.00
95Parked in a parking place for a purpose other than the designated purpose for the parking place£50.00
96Parked with engine running where prohibited£50.00
99Stopped on a pedestrian crossing or crossing area marked by zigzags£70.00
Contact us
Parking Services
03000 263 985
Our address is:
  • PO Box 568
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 9GP
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