Representation against a Notice To Owner

Please complete this form to make a formal representation against a Notice to Owner. This form should not be used if you are not making a formal representation against a Notice to Owner.

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Please read the following eight grounds and write the corresponding number in the box below.
Please continue in the box giving full details of your representation.

  1. The contravention did not occur:
    1. where the motorist claims he/she was loading/unloading
    2. where the motorist claims that a pay and display machine was faulty
    3. where motorist claims that the restriction is not clearly signed or marked
    4. where motorist was carrying out building works
    5. where motorist claims that PCN was not served (i.e. PCN not found attached to vehicle or handed to driver)
    6. where the motorist claims that their vehicle was not parked in the location at the time and on the date alleged on the PCN which was issued
    7. where motorist claims that a valid authorisation to park, had been issued
    8. where the motorist claims that a pay and display ticket was purchased and displayed
  2. The motorist was not the owner/keeper of the vehicle at the time of the contravention:
    1. where the current registered keeper claims that the vehicle was disposed of before the contravention occurred
    2. where the current registered keeper claims that the vehicle was purchased after the contravention occurred
    3. where the current registered keeper claims that a contracted third party was responsible for the vehicle at the time of the contravention
    4. where the motorist claims that they never owned the vehicle
  3. The vehicle had been taken without owner's consent:
    1. where the current registered keeper claims that the vehicle had been stolen
    2. where the current registered keeper claims that the vehicle was driven by a third party (i.e. a friend, relative or estranged partner)
  4. The owner is a hire company and has supplied the name of the hirer:
    1. If you are a hire company you should provide the name and address of the hirer in the box below. Please include the start and finish dates of the hiring period. Please note, you may still be asked to provide a copy of a valid hire agreement in accordance with "Schedule 6, paragraph 2(4)(e) of the Road Traffic Act 1991 and Schedule 2 of the Road Traffic (owner liability) Regulations 1975"
  5. The penalty exceeded the relevant amount:
    1. That is if the amount shown on the Penalty Charge Notice is more than you are legally liable to pay
  6. The Traffic Order was invalid:
    1. If you believe that the parking restriction was invalid or illegal. For instance, if the Council had not followed the correct procedure for passing the Traffic Order. You should explain why and how the Order was invalid
  7. There has been procedural impropriety on the part of the enforcement authority:
    1. A failure by the enforcement authority to observe any requirement imposed on it by the Traffic Management Act 2004, or the relevant Regulations made under that Act in respect of the civil enforcement of parking contraventions, in relation to the imposition or recovery of a penalty charge or other sum
  8. The PCN has already been paid:
    1. the penalty charge had already been paid in full or had been paid within the specified period at the reduced amount. Please provide details of the payment method, date and amount.

Include any other information that you want the Council to take into consideration. The decision to cancel or not to cancel a Penalty Charge Notice, will only be taken following very careful consideration of all the evidence available.

After we have considered your representations, we will write to you with our decision. Click here to read more

Civil Enforcement Officer (CEO)


Attachments and photos

This form is unable to accept attachments or photos, if you wish to include these as part of your representation please forward separately either by e-mail to parking@rbkc.gov.uk or by post to "RBKC, PO Box 4294, Worthing, BN13 1WW" quoting your penalty charge notice number.

Data Protection

Any information you provide will be used by the Council for the purpose of dealing with this report and will not be disclosed to the public. This information may be provided to organisations working on behalf of the Council to rectify the problem.