Further details of contravention code 12-

Contravention code 12- (for goods vehicles) is summarised as parked in a residents parking zone without having or displaying a valid permit.

Valid permit

Contravention code 12- (for goods vehicles) shall be used for all vehicles seen to be parked in designated residents parking zone bays without having or correctly displaying a valid permit. 

A 10-minute observation period will be applied for goods vehicles.

This contravention is currently only applicable in the Rugby Road area residents parking zone in Belfast.

  • is loading/ unloading permitted?  Yes
  • are Blue Badge holders exempt?  Yes

Exemptions to enforcement

  • council/ government department in pursuance of statutory duties
  • Emergency services (fire, police, ambulance, customs)
  • postal
  • statutory undertaking (NIE Networks, NI Water, BT, and so on)
  • loading/ unloading
  • with police permission

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