82 – Parked after the expiry of a pay and display ticket (car park)

If you wish to challenge this penalty charge notice (PCN) you must select one of the reasons below.

I had a valid pay and display ticket

If you had a valid pay and display ticket which had either fallen off or was turned upside down, we may consider your challenge.

You will need to provide a copy of the front of the pay and display ticket with the details clearly visible including the expiry date and time.

We will check how many previous PCNs of yours we have cancelled through goodwill.

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after 14 days, you pay the original penalty charge on the notice.

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I have a Blue Badge

If you had a Blue Badge whilst parking in one of our car parks, unless stated on parking charges tariff, you must buy a pay and display ticket and display this clearly in your car, we may consider your challenge.

You will need to provide a copy of both the front side and the rear photo side of the badge.

Make sure the details on the badge are clearly visible and provide a copy of the front of the pay and display ticket with the details clearly visible including the expiry date and time.

We will check how many previous PCNs of yours we have cancelled through goodwill.

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after 14 days, you pay the original penalty charge on the notice.

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The machine did not accept all of my money

It is your responsibility to check the machine to make sure your money has been accepted before pressing the button to print the ticket.

You are liable for the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).

If you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after 14 days, you pay double that amount.

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I did not realise the ticket had expired

It is your responsibility to return to your vehicle before the ticket expires.

By law, a grace period of 10 minutes is given after a ticket expires. If you return to your vehicle later than 10 minutes after the ticket expired, you are liable for the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).

If you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after 14 days, you pay double that amount.

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I was loading or unloading

We will reconsider your case if you provide us with more information.

Depending on what you were loading or unloading, we may need to see a delivery note, a receipt or invoice for goods, or a job sheet.

Among other things, we will check that what you were doing counts as loading or unloading and that you only parked as long as necessary for the loading or unloading to take place.

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after 14 days, you pay the original penalty charge on the notice.

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I had a medical emergency

If you were involved in a medical emergency, we may consider your challenge.

You will need to upload a document that provides further evidence of the emergency you were involved in for you or the passenger.

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after the 14 days, you pay double that amount.

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I have been issued 2 PCNs

We may consider your challenge if both Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) were:

  • issued on the same day
  • issued on the same street
  • issued under the same contravention

You will need to provide:

  • your vehicle registration number
  • RG reference number printed on the PCN which was issued the second time

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your PCN cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after the 14 days, you pay double that amount.

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My vehicle has been cloned

If you think that your vehicle has been cloned, you must report this to the police as soon as possible.

We may consider your challenge.

You will need to provide us with evidence that it was not you or your vehicle that was present when the Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) was issued:

  • a colour photo showing the make and model of the vehicle
  • a colour photo showing the vehicle registration number of the vehicle
  • a police crime reference number related to the cloning of your vehicle

Be aware that you are not guaranteed to have your PCN cancelled as each case is reviewed individually.

Challenge the PCN

Alternatively, if you pay your PCN within 14 days of the date of your ticket, you pay the lower amount shown on your ticket or letter. If you pay after the 14 days, you pay double that amount.

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