Further details of contravention code 01x

Contravention code 01x is summarised as parked in a restricted street within 15 metres of a junction.


Contravention code 01x shall be used for any vehicles seen to be parked on double yellow lines within 15 metres of a junction. No observation period will be applied.

Even in locations with no double yellow lines, vehicles are not permitted to park within 15metres of a junction.  Traffic attendants cannot enforce at these locations, however, PSNI may choose to take action.

  • is loading/unloading permitted? No
  • are Blue Badge holders exempt? No

Exemptions to enforcement

Vehicles are not permitted to park on double yellow lines within 15metres of a junction with the following exemptions:

  • council/ government department in pursuance of statutory duties
  • emergency services (Fire, Police, Ambulance, Customs)
  • road maintenance
  • statutory undertaking (NIE Networks, NI Water, BT, and so on)

You can find out more about exemptions to enforcement on the following page:

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