Common questions

Is it illegal to park adjacent to a dropped footway?

Is it illegal to park adjacent to a dropped footway?

there are no signs prohibiting parking adjacent to dropped kerbs. Therefore enforcement authorities can issue prohibition notices without the need for a Traffic Regulation Order which is required by use of road signs to make parking on certain road markings a contravention.

Can you park on a dropped footway?

You will not be permitted to park across any other dropped kerb. If a vehicle parks illegally over your dropped kerb (outside your house), please call the Parking team on 020 8227 3097, so they can attend the location to enforce on the vehicle.

Does a PCN have to be issued within 28 days?

D.2 Service of a PCN by post: Legislation states that postal PCNs must be sent within 28 days, unless otherwise stated in the Regulations.

Where do I find the PCN?

Where can I find my PCN number? The PCN number can be found above the vehicle image in the top right hand corner of the PCN.

What is the law regarding dropped Kerbs?

The Highways Act 1980 – Section 184, makes it an offence to drive a vehicle across a footway, or verge, where there is no proper vehicle crossover. They include both the physical lowering of the kerb (the dropped kerb) and a permission to allow a vehicle to cross the public footway.

Is there a time limit to receive a PCN?

By law the PCN must be issued within 28 days of when the traffic warden saw the parking rule was broken or it was caught on camera. Drivers can challenge the fine or have 28 days to pay: a discount of 50% is available for payment within 14 days (21 days if vehicle is caught on camera and the PCN is posted).

How do I find my PCN evidence?

To view the evidence for a PCN you will need to enter:

  1. the PCN number (the 8 character reference beginning with HP or ZN at the top of the notice)
  2. the vehicle registration mark (VRM), also known as the vehicle registration number (VRN)

Can you drop a kerb without permission?

A dropped kerb is the sloped area where the vehicle crosses from the road to the front of the property. If you don’t get permission to build a dropped kerb when you need one you may face a fine of up to £1,000.

Can I turn my front garden into a drive?

Yes, you can convert your front garden into a paved driveway, and doing so can add 5% to 10% to the overall value of your property depending on your area, but there are some certain things to consider before proceeding including planning permission, conservation area rules and laws surrounding dropped kerbs.

Where is contravention code 27 adjacent to dropped footway?

Contravention code 27 parked adjacent to dropped footway – advice please! because no one has posted on it for the last 1365 days. at the bottom of one of the posts. That way you will attract more attention to your story and get more visitors and more help

How to appeal against contravention code 27 PCN?

Read the sticky and follow the instructions. Someone can then advise you properly. I can offer you an argument to use against the code 27 PCN. It is based on a legal flaw. If you are in doubt about it then others here may confirm my argument or not if they think otherwise.

Where is contravention code 27 parked in London?

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Is it illogical to have a dropped footway?

It is simply illogical to have a dropped footway to assist cyclists if we consider the given definition of footway.

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