Further details of contravention code 02

Contravention code 02 is summarised as parked or loading/ unloading in a restricted street where waiting and loading/ unloading restrictions are in force.

Loading/ unloading restrictions

Contravention code 02 shall be used for any vehicles seen to be parked or loading/ unloading where a loading ban is in place.  No observation period will be applied.

Single no-loading ticks must be accompanied by a time plate which indicates the hours during which the loading ban applies.

Double no-loading ticks apply “at any time” and do not require a time plate (although in some locations a time plate may be present).

  • Is loading/ unloading permitted?  No
  • Are Blue Badge holders exempt?  No

Exemptions to enforcement

Vehicles are not permitted to park where waiting and loading/unloading restrictions are in force with the following exemptions:

  • alighting
  • council/ government department in pursuance of statutory duties
  • emergency services (fire, police, ambulance, customs)
  • road maintenance
  • postal
  • 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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