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Annual Parking Report 2018 to 2019


There are two levels of charge for parking contraventions, The more serious contraventions such as parking on waiting restrictions are now charged at the higher level of £70 (£35 if paid within 14 days of issue). Less serious contraventions such as overstaying in an off street car park are charged at the lower level of £50 (£25 if paid within 14 days of issue). The table below shows each of those contraventions and how many have been issued during April 2018 to March 2019.

The Council's current collection rate is 63%. 873 of PCN's were cancelled; therefore around 12% are still being processed at the time of this report.

Penalty charge notices 2018 to 2019

DescriptionTotal PCNs 2018-2019On StreetOff StreetTotal PCN's 2017 - 2018
Number of Higher Level PCN's issued1497 38%1339 89%158 11%1441 51%
Number of Lower Level PCN's issued2448 62%1347 55%1101 45%1387 49%
Total number of PCN's issued3945268612592828



Total PCN's 2018 - 2019

Total PCN's 2017 - 2018
Number of PCN's paid2485 63%1853 65%
Number of PCN's paid at discounted rate1553 39%1187 42%
Number of PCN's against which formal or informal representations were made1266 32%788 27%
Number of PCN's cancelled as a result of formal or informal representation788 20%391 14%
Number of PCN's cancelled for other reasons (for example CEO error or driver untraceable)85 2%200 7%