Further details of contravention code 06.

Contravention code 06. is summarised as parked without clearly displaying a valid pay and display ticket (goods vehicles) or having a valid cashless parking event.

Goods vehicles

Contravention code 06. shall be used for goods vehicles (vans, lorries, agricultural vehicles, mini buses and so on) seen to be parked in a pay and display bay without clearly displaying a valid pay and display ticket, or have a valid cashless parking event.

A 10-minute observation period will be applied to allow customers adequate time to buy a pay and display ticket and/or to establish whether loading/ unloading is taking place.

This on-street contravention code applies only to Controlled Parking Zones (on-street pay and display areas). These are currently located only in Belfast, Lisburn and Newry.

  • is loading/ unloading permitted? Yes
  • are Blue Badge holders exempt? Yes, Blue Badge holders may park free of charge in on-street pay and display bays with no time limit if correctly displaying a valid Blue Badge

Exemptions to enforcement

Vehicles are not permitted to park in a pay and display bay without displaying a valid pay and display ticket with the following exemptions:

  • alighting
  • Blue Badge - Blue Badge holders may park free of charge in on-street pay and display bays with no time limit if correctly displaying a valid Blue Badge
  • 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)
  • loading/ unloading

You can find out more about exemptions to enforcement on the page below.

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