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Challenge a parking or bus lane fine

If you have just received a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN, a parking ticket or a bus lane fine) and either

  • believe there are mitigating circumstances that caused you to receive the notice
  • wish to make other representations

you may make an informal written challenge.

Please do not send any payment with your challenge.

Informal challenge

This service is for:

Informally challenging a parking fine or a bus lane fine.

You will need:

  • PCN number (eg XX30020006)
  • vehicle registration (eg T123EST).

What you are going to do:

All representations will be considered if received before a Notice to Owner is served. The Authority will issue a Notice to Owner a minimum of 28 days after the Penalty Charge Notice has been issued.

Please note: we will respond via email. Please ensure that you check your email including junk mail for your response. If you do not wish to receive an email response you must state this within your challenge.

Challenge a parking fine

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