Driver information – Challenging a parking fine from local council – Stay Safe and Stay Legal!!!!

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Stay Safe and Stay Legal


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Challenge a parking fine

Challenge a penalty charge notice (PCN) for parking with the local council that issued it.

Use the council’s postcode.

Postcode lookup
For example SW1A 2AA

Find a postcode on Royal Mail’s postcode finder

What you need to know

Available in England and Wales only.

You have 28 days to challenge a PCN. If you do it within 14 days and your challenge is rejected, you may only have to pay 50% of the fine.

If your parking fine isn’t from a council

Check the parking ticket to find out who issued it and how to challenge it.