Earlier waste collections 11 and 12 August 2022

Your waste and recycling collections will start an hour earlier from 6am on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 August 2022. This is to allow our crews to work in lower temperatures earlier in the day. Please have your waste out at 6am. Collection times throughout the day may change as a result.

Parking fine data, governance and how we enforce

How Penalty Charge Notices are issued

We issue Penalty Charge Notices by using Civil Enforcement Officers on the street, by fixed cameras that are issued by post and by mobile camera vehicles that are also issued by post.

Observation period for parking enforcement

This depends on the contravention. For example, no observation period is required for footway parking or permit contraventions. 

There is no legal requirement for an officer to observe a vehicle on a yellow line, however an officer will observe the vehicle to establish whether the vehicle is loading or unloading..

Penalty Charge Notices legislation

On-street Penalty Charge Notices are issued under Traffic Management Act 2004.

Moving Traffic Contraventions are issued under the Traffic Management Act 2004 and the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.

Bus Lane Penalty Charge Notices are issued under the London Local Authorities Act 1996. 

How we use the money raised by PCNs

Please see the annual parking reports for details.

PCNs issued and income raised


In the financial year of 19/20, 108,494, of which 4,715 were bus lanes and 35,984 were Moving Traffic Contraventions.

Income for the same period is £6,199,765.62.

Procedures and rules

Please see the London Councils website for details of the procedure we operate with.

Discretionary policy

Read our policy that sets out the criteria we may uphold or dismiss a challenge with.

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