How to appeal

Below you can find details of the types of Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) which we can consider appeals against. You can view the process for appealing each one and the grounds of appeal on which an adjudicator can cancel a PCN.

Parking

England

Parking – England

We can consider appeals against parking Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued by councils in England (outside London) if you think it has been wrongly issued. These PCNs are issued under the Traffic Management Act 2004. A PCN may be placed on your vehicle or in certain circumstances sent though the post. If your vehicle has been towed away and you think this should not have happened you can also appeal.

Appeals process Grounds for appeal

Bus lane

England

Bus lane – England

We can consider appeals against bus-lane Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued by councils in England (outside London) if you think it has been wrongly issued. These PCNs are issued under the Transport Act 2000. A bus-lane PCN will be sent through the post to the registered keeper of the vehicle.

Appeals process Grounds for appeal

Dart Charge

Dartford River Crossing

Coming soon

Appeals process Grounds for appeal

Durham

Durham congestion charge

Coming soon

Appeals process Grounds for appeal

Parking

Wales

Parking – Wales

We can consider appeals against parking Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued by councils in Wales if you think it has been wrongly issued. These PCNs are issued under the Traffic Management Act 2004. A PCN may be placed on your vehicle or in certain circumstances sent though the post. If your vehicle has been towed away and you think this should not have happened you can also appeal.

Appeals process Grounds for appeal

Bus lane

Wales

Bus-lane and moving traffic penalties– Wales

We can consider appeals against bus-lane and moving traffic (e.g. box junctions) Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) issued by councils in Wales if you think it has been wrongly issued. These PCNs are issued under the Traffic Management Act 2004 – this is slightly different to England. These PCNs will be sent through the post to the registered keeper of the vehicle.

Appeals process Grounds for appeal