Parking Enforcement Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the reasons listed below on why you could get a PCN. For a complete list of reasons, please see the Traffic Penalty Tribunal website.
  • Parking in a Car Park or On Street Pay & Display area for longer than the paid for time.
  • Parking in a Residents Permit area without displaying a valid Residents Permit.
  • Parking in a Reserved Area e.g. Disabled Bay without displaying a valid badge.
  • Parking in a Loading Bay.
  • Not parking correctly in a Marked Bay either in a Car Park or On Street.
  • Not displaying a Pay & Display ticket whilst parking in a Pay & Display area or Car Park.
  1. How do I pay for my parking contravention?
  2. Why would I get a Penalty Charge Notice?
  3. Why did I get a PCN when I left a note stating I had broken down?
  4. Who is responsible for paying the PCN?
  5. I no longer own this vehicle?
  6. If I submit a challenge, will I lose the right to pay at the discounted amount?
  7. Where do I find a challenge form for a parking contravention?
  8. Can I come into your offices to discuss my challenge?
  9. How long will it be before I receive a reply to my challenge?
  10. My challenge has been rejected. I don't agree, what happens next?
  11. I have been contacted by Bailiffs. Can I dispute the penalty now?
  12. I have received a court order, can I dispute the penalty now.?
  13. How will this Special Parking Area (SPA) affect you?
  14. What is a Special Parking Area?
  15. What will Parking attendants do?
  16. Who enforces Yellow Lines?
  17. Why have I been Clamped?
  18. What can I do about a vehicle causing obstruction in my road?

Contact Information:

Email enquiries to Parking - CSC

By post: CSC (Parking Section), RBWM, Town Hall, St Ives Road, Maidenhead, Berks SL6 1RF

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Modified: 2009-05-18
Published: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:53:32
Author: Allison Helyer
Editor: Allison.Helyer
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