File a Haringey Council PCN Appeal in 4 Easy Steps

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How to Appeal Your Haringey Council PCN Without a Lawyer

Haringey shares borders with Enfield, Waltham Forest, Hackney, Islington, Camden, and Barnet. The northernmost part of the borough also borders the Hertfordshire district of Broxbourne. Covering an area of 11 square miles, Haringey is one of the most diverse boroughs in northern London, with many familiar local landmarks.

However, Haringey suffers from excessive traffic congestion, causing parking problems for both residents and visitors. As a result, it's not uncommon for drivers to receive a penalty charge notice (PCN) for parking in prohibited areas.

Appealing a can be a tedious and time-consuming endeavour. In this article, we'll cover the process and costs involved in appealing a PCN and how DoNotPay can solve this issue for you quickly and easily.

When Is a Haringey PCN Issued?

A PCN is issued by the Haringey Council to a motorist who has contravened a traffic regulation or committed a parking offence. The PCN is used as a way to enforce the rules and help keep the roads safe and clear for all users.

There’s a wide range of different contraventions which may result in a being issued. These are divided into serious and less serious contraventions as follows:

Serious Contraventions

  • Parking at bus stops.
  • Parking on double yellow lines.
  • Parking in a suspended bay.
  • Parking in a bay without displaying a valid permit.
  • Parking on pedestrian crossings.
  • Parking in safety zones outside schools.
  • Parking on yellow lines.

Less Serious Contraventions

  • Parking after the expiry of a pay and display ticket.
  • Re-parking in the same space within the set time.
  • Parking with engine running (where prohibited).
  • Parking for longer than permitted.
  • Not parking correctly within the markings of the bay or space.

What Are the Fees For a Haringey PCN?

PCN fee amounts are dependent on the type of contravention.

Serious Contraventions

  • £130 reduced to £65 if paid within 14 days from the date of issue of the PCN.
  • If the PCN is not paid on receipt of the Notice to Owner, the fee increases to £195 when a Charge Certificate is issued.
  • Fees will increase again, to £203, when registered as a debt.

Less Serious Contraventions

  • £80, reduced to £40 if paid within 14 days from the date of issue of the PCN.
  • If the charge isn't paid on receipt of the Notice to Owner, it will increase to £120 when a Charge Certificate is issued.
  • Fees will increase again, to £128, when registered as a debt.

Ways to Pay a Haringey Council Penalty Charge Notice

If you choose not to make an appeal on your , you may choose how to pay the fine from the list below:

Pay OnlineGo to Pay a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) | Haringey Council
Pay via PhoneTelephone Number: 0300 4560520. You can pay by credit or debit card at any time
Pay In-PersonYou can only pay for a PCN in cash at their car pound. Their car pound is located at:

Unit 1, 1 Waltham Park Way



E17 5DU

Opening Hours
Monday to Saturday7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sunday8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Bank holidays8:00 am to 4:00 pm

What Are Reasons to Dispute a Haringey PCN?

If you believe that the PCN issued to you is unfair, you can dispute it. Below are valid reasons to dispute a PCN:

  1. You believe that the PCN was issued in error.
  2. The signage relating to the parking restriction was unclear.
  3. You were only parked for a short period of time.
  4. You have a valid disabled parking permit.
  5. You were dealing with a genuine emergency.

What Is the Process For Appealing a Haringey PCN?

If you receive a penalty charge notice, you can appeal the charge within 28 days. You can do this with the following procedure:

  1. Make sure you have your PCN number, email address, and evidence to support your challenge
  2. Complete the online form on the Haringey Council website
  3. Click on “Challenge a PCN”
  4. Complete the prompts as directed

The Haringey Council will notify you via email of the results of your PCN dispute.

How DoNotPay Can Help You Dispute Your Haringey PCN

Contesting your Haringey PCN yourself can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience. DoNotPay's innovative Parking Ticket product can do all the work for you quickly and easily. has reported how we had over 200,000 tickets handled successfully. DoNotPay can help you fight your PCN in just a few clicks.

Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Log-in to DoNotPay and go to the Ticket Disputes category. Select the Parking Ticket product.
  2. Upload a photo of your citation.
  3. Provide us with some details on why you believe the citation issued is a mistake.
  4. That’s it! You’ll receive an appeal letter that contains the best argument to win your case.

DoNotPay Can Dispute Parking Tickets in the U.S. And Other U.K. PCNs

In addition to appealing your Haringey Council PCN, DoNotPay works on your behalf to dispute the following tickets and PCNs.


U.S. Parking Tickets

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

In addition to appealing PCNs, DoNotPay can help you with other common administrative issues including the following:

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