Appeal against a Parking Charge Notice (PCN).

PCN Appeals

In the event that you wish to pursue an appeal, you must do so, in writing within 28 days of issue of the Parking Charge Notice noting the conditions set down below.  Please ensure your appeal contains the following information or we will be unable to process it:

  • Your PCN number
  • Your name & full postal address including postcode
  • Your contact telephone number & email address if relevant
  • Your vehicle registration number
  • The date of the contravention
  • Any copies of evidence you have to support your appeal

Your Appeal will be unsuccessful if you fail to provide us with all the above Information. Appeals must be made in writing to our registered address. (Shown below)

Appeals Department Car Parking & Select Services

21 Chester Street



NG19 6NJ

Please clearly state your reason for appeal, and detail any other information you feel is relevant. This must be done within 28 days of the enforcement action or the appeal cannot be heard, or within 14 days if you wish any discounted payment period to be honoured. Our Appeals Department will respond in writing or by email within 28 days with a decision. If your appeal was received within the discount payment period, the opportunity to pay the reduced charge will be extended after a decision has been informed.

The Car Parks that we patrol and manage are ALL adequately signed in accordance with the Independent Parking Committee’s codes of practice. Permits to Park MUST ALWAYS be clearly displayed in the windscreen of your vehicle, and MUST be legible and visible to our wardens/staff.

If failure to display, or incorrect display is the reason for the charge you have received, any appeal would be dealt with by our Appeals Manager reviewing the photographic evidence supplied by our parking enforcement wardens.

Appeals WILL NOT be considered for the following reasons:

  1. Your Ticket/Permit Fell Down/Was blown of the dashboard/On the seat
  2. Your Ticket/Permit was not displayed clearly, face-up on the dashboard of your vehicle
  3. You forgot to display your Ticket/Permit
  4. You went to get some change
  5. You did not know it was a restricted car park / private land
  6. You were only a few minutes overdue
  7. You only stopped for a few minutes
  8. You have only just purchased the car and have not had time to get a Permit
  9. Your Permit application is in the post
  10. You could not find anywhere else to park
  11. You thought you were correctly parked, but made a mistake