Help - Search - Members - Calendar
Full Version: Merton PCN - Parked next to double yellow lines
FightBack Forums > Queries > Council Parking Tickets & Clamping and Decriminalised Notices
Deenattireco
Receive a PCN for parking in a area where there is double yellow lines but not a yellow box. So I didn't park directly on the double yellow lines.

06/05/2017 - I sent the initial appeal to Council.

07/07/2017 - I received a rejection to the appeal

07/09/2017 - I sent a formal appeal to Council.

05/10/2017 - I received a rejection to formal appeal.

((I'm not sure how to add the images. I think I've added them, please let me know if you cannot see this))


Is there any way I can contest this?



https://ibb.co/eR12BG
https://ibb.co/j31PQb
https://ibb.co/igKdkb
https://ibb.co/kn5vWG
https://ibb.co/mzqUrG
https://ibb.co/kDK0yw
https://ibb.co/dQ8FWG
https://ibb.co/d3mfyw
peterguk
Looks bang to rights to me.
Deenattireco
They took 2months to reply to my initial appeal and nearly a month to reply to my second appeal. Is this legally correct?
hcandersen
Yes.

So far we've seen numerous photos of a car parked in a ludicrous position, forget parking restrictions, the car was obstructing the road and lucky not to to get pulled by the police.

The photos establish the contravention, therefore I'm intrigued as to the bases of your representations. Where are they?

Your only (very, very slim) hope is a procedural impropriety, but none leaps out at present: where are your reps?
Incandescent
As you have appealed formally, the next stage is to appeal to the London Tribunals. Frankly, I cannot see the remotest chance of a win here, you are virtually surrounded by double yellow lines that mean no parking 24x7. I really do wonder how you thought you'd get away with this. You haven't given us your appeal, so maybe you can tell us what you appealed on.
Mr Mustard
I see a bollard in front of the car so the OP must have thought he was not blocking traffic but under & behind his car appears to say 'Fire path'. The wrong adjudicator will give the OP a flea in their ear.
Mad Mick V
+1

Any adjudicator will give the OP some stick if this case is heard at Tribunal but will not insist that the driver resit the test which is fortuitous.

Mick
peterguk
They should have given driver two tickets - one for each DYL. laugh.gif
Deenattireco
Do I have a case for procedure improper?
peterguk
QUOTE (Deenattireco @ Fri, 6 Oct 2017 - 09:50) *
Do I have a case for procedure improper?





QUOTE (Deenattireco @ Thu, 5 Oct 2017 - 20:08) *
They took 2months to reply to my initial appeal and nearly a month to reply to my second appeal. Is this legally correct?


QUOTE (hcandersen @ Thu, 5 Oct 2017 - 22:12) *
Yes.
Mr Mustard
The only improper thing we can see is your parking
PASTMYBEST
The best advice anyone can give you here is pay up, if you take this to adjudication you risk a costs order against you
Mad Mick V
+1

Good advice.

A costs order is highly likely on this one which might double what is presently being sought by the Council.

Mick

Don't two DYLs cancel each other out? wink.gif wink.gif
hcandersen
OP, you ask about procedural impropriety and yet give us no facts other than the time taken to write to you which point has been dealt with.

Post the docs or pay, but don't do nothing.
DJ Lexy
You're really lucky you weren't towed for obstruction - either by the council or the police.

That's not a dead end - it's literally the middle of the road, in an emergency vehicle access lane with a removable bollard.

That's really, really bad parking.
This is a "lo-fi" version of our main content. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images, please click here.
Invision Power Board © 2001-2019 Invision Power Services, Inc.