Parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices)
We are responsible for enforcing parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices) for the following city centre car parks owned by us:
- Hill Street car park - surface car park - pay and display
- Trinity Square car park - surface car park - pay and display
- Chapel Yard disabled car park - dedicated disabled car park
- Avenham car park- multi storey car park - pay and display
- Penny Street car park - surface car park - pay and display
Please note: on street parking fines within Preston (such as parking on a double or single yellow line) is the responsibility of Lancashire County Council - parking - pay or challenge your penalty notice.
When are parking fines issued?
Parking fines may be issued in our car parks if you:
- Do not clearly display a valid pay and display ticket or parking permit
- Do not clearly display a valid disabled blue badge and clock set at time of arrival
- Do not park within the parking bay lines
- Park causing an obstruction
- Park after the expiry of a pay and display ticket or parking permit
- Park a motorcycle outside a designated motorcycle parking area
How to pay a parking fine
To pay a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) in one of our city centre car parks visit:
Challenge or appeal a parking fine
To challenge a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) visit Chipside Lancashire - challenge a Penalty Charge Notice.
You can also find more information on how to make an appeal if your challenge is rejected.
Ignoring a parking fine
If you ignore a parking fine (Penalty Charge Notice) or do not pay, further action may be taken and will result in debt registration and the pursuit of the charge through the county court and bailiff action.