Contravention Code 45

Parked in a taxi rank. Only taxis may park within a taxi rank – Contravention Code 45



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


1. Was the bay marked correctly, a Taxi rank must be marked by a broken yellow line around the bay. There is no maximum length but the bay must be between 1800mm and 2700mm wide in order to comply with the regulations. The legend “Taxis” must appear along the length of the bay and on both sides where the bay is situated in the middle of a road. The legend “taxis” should be repeated at a maximum of every 12 meters. Please see information and diagrams below.

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


Please see our section on parking adjudicators decisions which will have details of cases for this contravention.



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