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Parking and parking enforcement

Transfer of car parks to local councils

All car parks previously managed by TransportNI, other than Park and Ride facilities, are now the responsibility of local councils. The same parking rules apply.

Paying a parking ticket (Penalty Charge Notice)

How to pay a parking ticket online, by phone or by post and other useful information

Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) contravention codes with descriptions

The codes on parking tickets and descriptions of parking offences

Challenging a parking ticket (Penalty Charge Notice)

Details and advice on how to challenge a penalty charge notice online if you think it is not right

Make a representation about a parking ticket (Penalty Charge Notice)

Details and advice on how to make a representation when a Notice to Owner has been received

Exemptions to parking restrictions

Reasons why a Penalty Charge Notice may not be issued and specific details of exemptions

Parking enforcement

Provides you with information on the way that parking is enforced in Northern Ireland

Off-street and on-street parking

Information about how and where you can park across Northern Ireland

Bus lanes

Provides details of the way bus lanes and bus priority measures are enforced, bus lane locations, and how to pay or challenge a penalty charge notice

On-street Pay and Display tariff details for controlled parking zones

Information about tariffs applied to on-street parking within controlled parking zones

Parking advice and parking schemes

General advice on parking and the types of parking schemes in use across Northern Ireland

Accessible parking bays

Find out about accessible parking bays which are spaces on public roads reserved for Blue Badge holders

Cheaper parking scheme for towns

Information about a reduced parking tariff pilot scheme in most towns

Misuse of parking spaces for people with disabilities

It is an offence for motorists without disabilities to park in an on-street space reserved for people with disabilities

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