ON-STREET PARKING

Please note:
* For authorities outside London, the lower level will apply
** For use in Essex only
*** For use in Exeter only
† Higher amount applies in Wales
^ London and Wales only
^^ London only

CODE DESCRIPTION LEVEL
01 Parked in a restricted street during prescribed hours Higher
02 Parked or loading/unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force Higher
04 Parked in a meter bay when penalty time is indicated Lower
05 Parked after the expiry of paid for time Lower
06 Parked without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher Lower †
07 Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial time Lower
08 Parked at an out-of-order meter during controlled hours Lower
09 Parked displaying multiple pay & display tickets where prohibited Lower
10 Parked without clearly displaying two valid pay and display tickets when required Lower
11 Parked without payment of the parking charge Lower
12 Parked in a residents’ or shared use parking place or zone without a valid virtual permit or clearly displaying a valid physical permit or voucher or pay and display ticket issued for that place where required, or without payment of the parking charge Higher
13 – – – – RESERVED FOR TfL USE (LOW EMISSION ZONE) – – – – N/A
14 Parked in an electric vehicles’ charging place during restricted hours without charging Higher
16 Parked in a permit space or zone without a valid virtual permit or clearly displaying a valid physical permit where required Higher
17 – – – RESERVED FOR ROAD USER CHARGING USE – – – – N/A
18 Using a vehicle in a parking place in connection with the sale or offering or exposing for sale of goods when prohibited Higher
19 Parked in a residents’ or shared use parking place or zone with an invalid virtual permit or displaying an invalid physical permit or voucher or pay & display ticket, or after the expiry of paid for time Lower
20 Parked in a part of a parking place marked by a yellow line where waiting is prohibited Higher
21 Parked wholly or partly in a suspended bay or space Higher
22 Re-parked in the same parking place or zone within one hour after leaving Lower
23 Parked in a parking place or area not designated for that class of vehicle Higher
24 Not parked correctly within the markings of the bay or space Lower
25 Parked in a loading place or bay during restricted hours without loading Higher
26 Parked in a special enforcement area more than 50 centimetres from the edge of the carriageway and not within a designated parking place Higher
27 Parked in a special enforcement area adjacent to a footway, cycle track or verge lowered to meet the level of the carriageway Higher
28 Parked in a special enforcement area on part of the carriageway raised to meet the level of a footway, cycle track or verge Higher*
29 Failing to comply with a one-way restriction N/A^
30 Parked for longer than permitted Lower
31 Entering and stopping in a box junction when prohibited N/A^
32 Failing to proceed in the direction shown by the arrow on a blue sign N/A^
33 Using a route restricted to certain vehicles N/A^
34 Being in a bus lane N/A
35 Parked in a disc parking place without clearly displaying a valid disc Lower
36 Being in a mandatory cycle lane N/A^^
37 Failing to give way to oncoming vehicles N/A^
38 Failing to comply with a sign indicating that vehicular traffic must pass to the specified side of the sign N/A^
39 —RESERVED FOR TfL USE (ULTRA LOW EMISSION ZONE)— N/A
40 Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without displaying a valid disabled person’s badge in the prescribed manner Higher
41 Stopped in a parking place designated for diplomatic vehicles Higher
42 Parked in a parking place designated for police vehicles Higher
43 Stopped on a cycle docking station parking place Higher*
45 Stopped on a taxi rank Higher
46 Stopped where prohibited (on a red route or clearway) Higher
47 Stopped on a restricted bus stop or stand Higher
48 Stopped in a restricted area outside a school, a hospital or a fire, police or ambulance station when prohibited Higher
49 Parked wholly or partly on a cycle track or lane Higher
50 Performing a prohibited turn N/A^
51 Failing to comply with a no entry restriction N/A^
52 Failing to comply with a prohibition on certain types of vehicle N/A^
53 Failing to comply with a restriction on vehicles entering a pedestrian zone N/A^
54 Failing to comply with a restriction on vehicles entering and waiting in a pedestrian zone N/A^
55 A commercial vehicle parked in a restricted street in contravention of the Overnight Waiting Ban Higher
56 Parked in contravention of a commercial vehicle waiting restriction Higher
57 Parked in contravention of a bus ban Higher
58 Using a vehicle on a restricted street during prescribed hours without a valid permit N/A
59 Using a vehicle on a restricted street during prescribed hours in breach of permit conditions N/A
61 A heavy commercial vehicle wholly or partly parked on a footway, verge or land between two carriageways Higher
62 Parked with one or more wheels on or over a footpath or any part of a road other than a carriageway Higher
63 Parked with engine running where prohibited Lower
64 Parked in contravention of a notice prohibiting leaving vehicles on a grass verge, garden, lawn or green maintained by a local authority n/a**
65 Parked in contravention of a notice prohibiting leaving vehicles on land laid out as a public garden or used for the purpose of public recreation n/a**
66 Parked on a verge, central reservation or footway comprised in an urban road n/a***
67 Using a vehicle on a restricted street without a valid safety permit n/a
72 — RESERVED FOR BUILDERS’ SKIPS CONTRAVENTIONS — ^^^
75 — RESERVED FOR LITTERING FROM MOTOR VEHICLES —
76 –RESERVED FOR WASTE RECEPTACLE CONTRAVENTIONS– ^^^
99 Stopped on a pedestrian crossing or crossing area marked by zigzags Higher

 
 

OFF-STREET PARKING (CAR PARKS)

CODE DESCRIPTION LEVEL
70 Parked in a loading place or bay during restricted hours without loading Higher
71 Parked in an electric vehicles’ charging place during restricted hours without charging Lower
73 Parked without payment of the parking charge Lower
74 Using 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
80 Parked for longer than permitted Lower
81 Parked in a restricted area in a car park Higher
82 Parked after the expiry of paid for time Lower
83 Parked in a car park without clearly displaying a valid pay & display ticket or voucher or parking clock Lower
84 Parked with payment made to extend the stay beyond initial time Lower
85 Parked without a valid virtual permit or clearly displaying a valid physical permit where required Higher
86 Not parked correctly within the markings of a bay or space Lower
87 Parked in a designated disabled person’s parking place without displaying a valid disabled person’s badge in the prescribed manner Higher
89 Vehicle parked exceeds maximum weight or height or length permitted Higher
90 Re-parked in the same car park within one hour after leaving Lower
91 Parked in a car park or area not designated for that class of vehicle Higher
92 Parked causing an obstruction Higher
93 Parked in car park when closed Lower
94 Parked in a pay & display car park without clearly displaying two valid pay and display tickets when required Lower
95 Parked in a parking place for a purpose other than that designated Lower
96 Parked with engine running where prohibited Lower

 
PCN Codes version 6.7.8 (Published Dec 2019)