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Car parking fines

Online parking fine payment facility unavailable

Please note: Due to a system wide upgrade of the parking enforcement system it will not be possible to pay a parking penalty charge notice that was issued on or after 21/01/2015 via our website. However, online payments can still be made for PCNs issued before this date

Payments can still be made quickly and conveniently by phone on 0845 1200020 or alternatively at council customer service centres or by cheque following the instructions on the rear of the penalty notice.

We apologise for any inconvenience the temporary limitation of this service has caused and will have the full service operating again in the very near future.

How and where can I pay a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice)?

You can pay your parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) by any of the following methods:


Pay your parking penalty charge by using our online payment service (currently available for notices issued before 21/01/2015 only):

Pay / View my penalty charge notice online (external East Riding website)

Please note: this facility is currently unavailable for payment of penalty charge notices that were issued on or after 21/01/2015. For PCNs issued on or after this date, payment can still be made quickly and conveniently by phone or alternatively using one of the other methods listed below until further notice.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Parking fines can be paid via the telephone 24/7 by calling (0845) 120 0020. Please have your debit or credit card ready.

In person

A number of our customer service centres have the facilities to accept payment of penalty charge notices with some offering the option to pay by cash. View the customer service centre - finder map page for details on what facilities are available at each centre.

Please note: before attempting to make payment by the above methods please wait 2 working days after you received the PCN to allow the council’s computer systems to be updated.

For more information on PCN parking fines see the Civil Parking Enforcement page. Please do not post cash.


Cheques/postal orders should be made payable to 'East Riding of Yorkshire Council', and posted to:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council CPE
PO Box 294
HU17 6FB

Please write your penalty charge notice reference number and address on the back of your cheque or postal order. If a receipt is required a stamped addressed envelope must be enclosed. Post dated cheques will not be accepted.
Please allow at least three working days for your payment to transit the Royal Mail Postal Service.

Please note: cash must not be sent through the post.

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How do I appeal against a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice)?

All appeals in relation to Penalty Charge Notices (PCN) must be received by post:

East Riding of Yorkshire Council CPE
PO Box 294
HU17 6FB

Please note: It is important to state your vehicle registration number or PCN number (beginning YE) and clearly outline your reasons why you feel your appeal should be upheld, including any evidence that you feel substantiates your appeal (such as a pay and display ticket).

Please note the council only deals with PCNs issued in our car parks (finder map). PCN tickets issued by private companies and the Police must be dealt with via the relevant organisations.


What is the full appeals process?

Please see the PDF document below outlining the full appeals process:

Parking charge notice (PCN) appeals notice (pdf 18kb opens in new window)

Further information is available on the PATROL website:

PATROL (external website)

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Can I challenge the serving of a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN)?

Yes. You can challenge the serving of the PCN by one of two methods:

  1. Before a 'notice to owner' is served on you, you can 'challenge' the serving of a penalty charge notice. Read more about 'challenges'.

  2. You can make a ‘representation’ against the penalty charge notice once you have been served with a 'notice to owner' from the council. Read more about 'representations'.

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