Parking contraventions

Higher level penalty charge parking contraventions

On-street

  • Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours.
  • Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force.
  • Parked in a residents’ or shared use parking place without clearly displaying either a permit, or voucher, or pay and display ticket issued for that place.
  • Parked in an electric vehicles’ charging place during restricted hours without charging.
  • Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permit.
  • Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited.
  • Parked in a loading gap marked by a yellow line.
  • Parked in a suspended bay/space, or part of bay/space.
  • Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicle.
  • Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loading.
  • Vehicle parked more than 50 cm from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place.
  • Parked adjacent to a dropped footway.
  • Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge.
  • Parked in a parking place designated for diplomatic vehicles.
  • Parked in a parking place designated for police vehicles.
  • Stopped on a taxi rank.
  • Stopped where prohibited (on a red route or clearway).
  • Stopped on a restricted bus stop/stand.
  • Stopped in a restricted area outside a school, a hospital, a fire, police or ambulance station when prohibited.
  • Parked wholly or partly on a cycle track.
  • A commercial vehicle parked in a restricted street in contravention of the overnight waiting ban.
  • Parked in contravention of a commercial vehicle waiting restriction.
  • Parked in contravention of a coach ban.
  • A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge, or land between two carriageways.
  • Parked with one or more wheels on any part of an urban road other than a carriageway (footway parking).
  • Stopped on a pedestrian crossing and/or crossing area marked by zig-zags.

Off-street

  • Parked in a loading area during restricted hours without a reasonable excuse.
  • Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited.
  • Parked in a restricted area in a car park.
  • Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permit.
  • Parked in a disabled person’s parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge.
  • Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight and/or height and/or length permitted in the area.
  • Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle.
  • Parked causing an obstruction.