Contravention Codes

Contravention Codes

On-Street Parking

Code
DescriptionLevel
01Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hoursHigher
02Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in forceHigher
04Parked in a meter bay when penalty time is indicatedLower
05Parked after the expiry of paid for time Lower
06Parked without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucherLower
07Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial timeLower
08Parked at an out-of-order meter during controlled hoursLower
09Parked displaying multiple pay & display tickets where prohibitedLower
10Parked without clearly displaying two**** valid pay and display tickets when requiredLower
11Parked without payment of the parking chargeLower
12Parked in a residents' or shared use parking place without clearly displaying either a permit or voucher or pay and display ticket issued for that placeHigher
13- - - - RESERVED FOR TfL USE (LOW EMISSION ZONE) - - - -N/A
14Parked in an electric vehicles' charging place during restricted hours without chargingHigher
16Parked in a permit space without displaying a valid permitHigher
17- - - RESERVED FOR TfL USE (CONGESTION CHARGING) - - - -N/A
18Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibitedHigher
19Parked in a residents' or shared use parking place or zone displaying an invalid permit or voucher or pay & display ticket, or after the expiry of paid for timeLower
20Parked in a loading gap marked by a yellow lineHigher
21Parked in a suspended bay/space or part of bay/spaceHigher
22Re-parked in the same parking place or zone within one hour after leavingLower
23Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicleHigher
24Not parked correctly within the markings of the bay or spaceLower
25Parked in a loading place during restricted hours without loadingHigher
26Vehicle parked more than 50 centimetres from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place.Higher
27Parked adjacent to a dropped footwayHigher
30Parked for longer than permittedLower
34Being in a bus lane N/A
35Parked in a disc parking place without clearly displaying a valid discLower
40Parked in a designated disabled person's parking place without displaying a valid disabled person's badge.Higher
41Parked in a parking place designated for diplomatic vehiclesHigher
42Parked in a parking place designated for police vehicles Higher
45Parked on a taxi rank Higher
46Stopped where prohibited (on a red route or clearway) Higher
47Stopped on a restricted bus stop or stand Higher
48Stopped in a restricted area outside a schoolHigher
49Parked wholly or partly on a cycle trackHigher
55A commercial vehicle parked in a restricted street in contravention of an overnight waiting ban Higher
56Parked in contravention of a commercial vehicle waiting restrictionHigher
57Parked in contravention of a coach ban Higher
61A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge or land between two carriageways Higher
62Parked with one or more wheels on any part of an urban road other than a carriageway. (footway parking) Higher
63Parked with engine running where prohibited Lower
67---- RESERVED FOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS ----N/A
68---- RESERVED FOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS ----N/A
99Stopped on a pedestrian crossing and/or crossing area marked by zig-zags Higher


* Or other specified time
** Or voucher
*** Sometimes applies during term time only
**** Or other number

Off-Street Parking (Car Parks)

CodeDescriptionLevel
70Parked in a loading area during restricted hours without reasonable excuseHigher
73Parked without payment of the parking charge Lower
74Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited Higher
77- - - RESERVED FOR DVLA USE - - - N/A
80Parked for longer than the maximum period permitted Lower
81Parked in a restricted area in a car park Higher
82Parked after the expiry of paid for time Lower
83Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher or parking clock Lower
84Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial time Lower
85Parked in a permit bay without clearly displaying a valid permit Higher
86Not parked correctly within the markings of a bay or spaceLower
87Parked in a disabled person's parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person's badgeHigher
89Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight and/or height and/or length permitted in the area Higher
90Re-parked in the same car park within one hour after leaving Lower
91Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle Higher
92Parked causing an obstruction Higher
93Parked in car park when closed Lower
94Parked in a pay & display car park without clearly displaying two**** valid pay and display tickets when required Lower
95Parked in a parking place for a purpose other than the designated purpose for the parking place Lower
96Parked with engine running where prohibited Lower


* Or other specified time
** Or voucher
*** Sometimes applies during term time only
**** Or other number


Download this diagram from the PATROL leaflet explaining the parking penalty enforcement process

parking penalty enforcement process diagram