Contravention Code 30

Parked for longer than permitted – Contravention Code 30

This applies in a free parking space with a restriction on the length of stay. You must move your vehicle within the maximum time permitted.



How to have your penalty charge notice (PCN) for this parking contravention cancelled.

We may be able to assist you in having your penalty charge notice for this contravention cancelled.

Follow our 3 stage process:

1 Check: Specific grounds for appeal for this contravention (below on this page)
This may also include diagrams and pictures showing signage requirements etc.

2 Check: General grounds for appeal
Applies to most contraventions.

3 Check: Summarised parking adjudicators decisions
Includes details of example cases won.


Specific grounds of appeal for this contravention


Below we show diagrams of the signs which must be in situ by law and much more information that will help you decide whether to appeal against your penalty charge notice.


1. In order to be able to prove this contravention a civil enforcement officer (CEO) would need to keep meticulous notes in order to prove that the contravention occurred. It would be unlikely that you would therefore receive a parking ticket if you stayed for 25 minutes instead of twenty minutes because the parking attendant would need to make a note at the time that you arrived and as soon as the 20 minutes is up. If you make a representation along the lines that you were not parked for more than the permitted time, then the council would need to consider the notes and hand book of the parking attendant before deciding whether or not to contest


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