The amount payable on Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) is dependent on the severity of the offence - please see charges below:

  • Higher tariff for more serious contraventions - £70
  • Lower tariff for less serious contraventions - £50
  • Discount rate if paid within 14 days - £35/ £25

Use the links below to find the information you need:

Contravention codes - on-street

Below is a list of on-street contravention codes.

Code Description - Amount payable/ Discount rate

  • 01 Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours - £70/ £35
  • 02 Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force - £70/ £35
  • 15 Parked in a resident's parking space without clearly displaying a valid resident's parking permit - £50/ £25
  • 16 Parked in a permit space without clearly displaying a valid permit - £70/ £35
  • 18 Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited - £70/ £35
  • 21 Parked in a suspended bay/space or part of bay/space - £70/ £35
  • 22 Re-parked in the same parking place within one hour* of leaving - £50/ £25
  • 23 Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicle - £70/ £35
  • 24 Not parked correctly within the markings of a bay or space - £50/ £25
  • 25 Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loading - £70/ £35
  • 26 Vehicle parked more than 50 centimetres from the edge of the carriageway and not in the designated parking place - £70/ £35
  • 27 Parked adjacent to a dropped footway - £70/ £35
  • 30 Parked for longer than permitted - £50/ £25
  • 40 Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without clearly displaying a valid disabled person's badge - £70/ £35
  • 45 Parked on a taxi rank - £70/ £35
  • 47 Restricted bus bay - £70/ £35
  • 48 Stopped in a restricted area outside a school - £70/ £35
  • 99 Stopped on a pedestrian crossing and/or crossing area marked by zig zag - £70/ £35

Contravention codes - off-street

Below is a list of off-street contravention codes.

Code Description - Amount payable/ Discount rate

  • 81 Parked in a restricted area in a car park - £70/ £35
  • 82 Parked after the expiry of time paid for in a pay and display car park - £50/ £25
  • 83 Parked in a pay and display car park without clearly displaying a valid pay and display ticket - £50/ £25
  • 85 Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permit £70/ £35
  • 86 Parked beyond the bay markings - £50/ £25
  • 87 Parked in a disabled person's parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person's badge - £70/ £35
  • 89 Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight and/or height permitted in this area - £70/ £35
  • 91 Parked in an area not designated for that class of vehicle £70/ £35
  • 92 Parked causing an obstruction - £70/ £35
  • 93 Parked in a car park when closed - £50/ £25

The regulations, which are applicable to both on-street and off-street parking, aim to make parking fairer, more transparent and provide motorist with a consistent service across the country.