Ways to pay

You can also pay your Penalty Charge Notice by telephone (credit/debit card payments only). The 24-hour automated payment line is 0345 5201357. Choose option one. Make sure you have your vehicle details and PCN number ready. 

Pay by post using the payment slip attached to the PCN to Central Processing Unit, PO BOX 10282, Nottingham NG17 0DX. Allow 2 working days for 1st Class post and 5 working days for 2nd class post. Cheques should be made payable to Nottinghamshire County Council.

If the penalty charge is not paid or challenged on or before the 28-day period as specified on the ticket, the council may serve a Notice to Owner (NtO) on the owner of the vehicle, requiring payment. The owner can then make representations to the Central Processing Unit and may appeal to an independent adjudicator if those representations are rejected. The NtO will contain instructions for doing this.

Further information about Civil Parking Enforcement (including PCNs and NtOs) is available on the Patrol UK website.

Challenging a Penalty Charge Notice

If you receive a Penalty Charge Notice or parking ticket (PCN) and wish to challenge it you can challenge your PCN online.

Or you can also write to the Central Processing Unit, PO BOX 10282, Nottingham, NG17 0DX.  If you require further clarification on how to challenge your PCN telephone 0345 520 1357 and select option 2, then option 1.

Parking enforcement

Since 2008 most parking restrictions can be enforced by Civil Enforcement Officers (traffic wardens) working on behalf of the district council. This includes the council’s pay and display car parks, single/double yellow lines, loading bays, disabled parking bays, taxi bays and bus stops.

Parking near schools and CCTV car

The Notts Parking Partnership is warning everyone that you should not park on school keep clear markings.

Nottinghamshire's CCTV car is now patrolling schools to help discourage dangerous and inconsiderate parking near schools. 

Motorists caught parking on restricted areas near schools or in bus stops will be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice of £70.

Parking on school keep clear markings can seriously endanger road safety for children. Please only park in marked areas and help us keep our school children safe.

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