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If you obtain a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) issued to your vehicle you must either pay it, or appeal against it. Payment of this PCN must be received within 28 days of the date of issue. If payment is received within 14 days of issue then a reduction as specified on the PCN will be accepted as settlement.

If you receive an PCN the instructions for payment and how to appeal are printed on the reverse of the Notice. Please do not ignore it as we will always pursue all Notices as far as it is able to in law. If you have ignored a PCN and it has already risen to the full amount by the time that we have traced you then it would be extremely unlikely that we would be willing later to accept a lesser payment in full settlement.

We are more likely to take a hard view in respect of motorists that we have had to take the time (and expense) of tracing.  Our policy is to pursue all contraveners that fail to settle a Notice or Appeal promptly, irrespective of whether a person in receipt of a Notice is 'local' or from elsewhere - including all countries with reciprocal legal agreements with the United Kingdom.

For further information please see our FAQs.

How to pay your parking fine

If you obtain a Penalty Charge Notice issued to your vehicle you must either pay it, or appeal against it. You can pay your fine online, any time via our automated telephone system or a number of other ways.

:: more on how to pay your fine

How to challenge your parking fine

Parking Fine Appeals must be made in writing, no later than 28 days after the date of issue. Your can appeal against your parking fine online.

Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO)

Details of Traffic Regulation Orders in Dudley can be viewed online from our Parking In Dudley: Traffic Regulation Orders web pages.

Interactive mapping is available to show both:

  • Off-street car parks run by Dudley Council;
  • On-street parking, stopping and waiting restrictions.

Report a parking problem

If you would like to report a problem with parking then please contact Dudley Council Plus. Please ensure that you include:

  • Details of the problem

  • location of the problem

  • your contact details so that we can get back to you.

Parking enforcement

Through civil parking enforcement, the council aims to tackle the congestion caused by illegal and inconsiderate parking which causes problems in our towns, whether you’re driving, cycling, on public transport or on foot.