Further details of contravention code 87

Contravention code 87 is summarised as parked in a disabled persons’ parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge.

Blue badge

Contravention code 87 shall be used for all vehicles seen to be parked in a disabled persons’ parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge. No observation period will be applied.

  • is loading/ unloading permitted? No
  • are Blue Badge holders exempt? Yes, provided they correctly display a valid Blue Badge, pay the appropriate charge and display a valid pay and display ticket

Exemptions to enforcement

Note – there are no exemptions for loading and unloading in off-street car parks.  Blue Badge holders are subject to the same restrictions within off-street car parks as other drivers, with the exception that they may park in marked disabled bays.

Vehicles may not park in a disabled persons’ parking space without clearly displaying a valid disabled person’s badge with the following exemptions:

  • Blue Badge
  • 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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