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Council tax and business rates outstanding balance issues

We are currently experiencing a technical issue affecting the outstanding balance shown for Council Tax and NNDR accounts online. We apologise for the inconvenience and are working to fix this issue as soon as possible.

Parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices)

Pound sign

We are responsible for enforcing parking fines (Penalty Charge Notices) for the following city centre car parks owned by us: 

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:

Chipside Lancashire - Pay a penalty charge notice

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.

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