How to Appeal a PCN in Brighton Effortlessly

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Challenge a PCN in Brighton Easily From Your Phone

Brighton has been one of the UK's finest destinations since the days it was mentioned in the novels of Dickens and over a million visit the city annually to enjoy its beaches, long boardwalks and curiosities. Disappointingly, this can mean that many tourists and locals alike are left looking for Brighton and Hove PCN appeals as they fight cramped spaces for convenient parking. With DoNotPay, it's possible to defeat Brighton and Hove City Council Penalty Charge Notices from the comfort of one's own phone and let summer memories rather than fines remain once the holiday is over.

While this guide pertains mostly to , DoNotPay has compiled extensive data on addressing PCNs and TFLs, including how long they can be issued post-offence and all sorts of ways to appeal to the local council. Besides challenging the Brighton Council PCN policies, there are also segments with information about filing similar disputes in Birmingham and Islington. In case of being issued tickets while travelling in America, check out DoNotPay's resources for fighting tickets in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Jose and Seattle.

Receiving a Penalty Charge Notice in Brighton and Hove Council

What is a PCN? How do people pay ? What is the best way to handle a Penalty Charge Notice (Brighton and Hove area)?

Brighton and Hove Council is a unitary authority, which means this council handles metropolitan and non-metropolitan governance although many consider Brighton and Hove as two distinct cities. Regardless, the Brighton and Hove Council is responsible for issuing PCNs in the area.

  • A PCN is a Penalty Charge Notice, so a parking ticket or other moving vehicle citation.
  • It is a civil offence rather than a criminal one.
  • It is possible to make representations for PCNs to the Council or pay the fine.
  • The fee is usually halved if it's paid in 14 days. After 28 days, the full amount is owed and acquiring formal representation is tricky after 14 days (Brighton and Hove Council has stricter rules about that than elsewhere in the UK).
  • The Brighton PCN is going to describe the contravention, have a PCN number for the incident, and will tell you how to pay the Brighton, Hove Penalty Charge Notice.
  • Brighton, Hove PCNs are going to provide contact information for the Brighton and Hove Council in order to pay the fines or appeal the ticket.
  • Lost parking tickets (Brighton and Hove) can also be looked up through the Council's records if the original PCN has been lost.

Here’s How to Reach the Brighton and Hove Council in Response to PCNs

  1. You can pay PCN (Brighton and Hove) issued online, over the telephone or through the post.
  2. To pay the PCN, Brighton and Hove use this online portal here. To pay PCN online, Brighton and Hove use the same portal as the rest of England and Wales, which makes it possible to pay from anywhere.
  3. If you have lost the PCN number (Brighton and Hove PCNs only), then phone them at 03456 035 469 and select option 1 for Brighton PCNs.
  4. For Hove or Brighton, pay PCNs by post by sending the cheque to Parking Services, G39 Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ.
  5. Brighton and Hove city council PCNs are payable by cheque, so do not send cash.
  6. Brighton, Hove Penalty Charge Notice payments via cheque must include the PCN on the back.
  7. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, Brighton parking PCNs are best paid online, over the phone or through the post.

Brighton and Have City Council Contact Details and Information

WebsitePenalty charge notices (PCNs)
Challenge a PCN InformationChallenge or appeal your penalty charge notice (PCN)
Learn if You Can Challenge a PNCMax Chatbot Brighton PCN
Contact FormContact parking services
Post a ChallengeBrighton & Hove City Council

PO BOX 204


S98 1LS

Customer Service CentreGround Floor, Hove Town Hall

Norton Road


Opening timesClosed Until Further Notice

How to Pay Parking Fine in Brighton and Hove Council

Brighton and Hove Council have made it possible to pay PCNs online (Brighton and Hove's citations use the same portals). It is easiest to pay Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) online here.

Some information to remember specific to pay PCN (Brighton and Hove Council issued) is the following:

  • Brighton and Hove Council will only accept appeal letters sent within 14 days.
  • A PCN is a Penalty Charge Notice or a traffic citation. People pay PCNs (Brighton and Hove Council issued) through the online portal, by phone or through the post.
  • The phone number for PCN (Brighton and Hove payments) is 03456 035 469 and press option 1.
  • To send them a PCN Brighton payment by post, send it to Parking Services, G39 Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ.
  • Send letter appeals (DoNotPay can easily write them but may not physically mail them for you) to Brighton & Hove City Council, PO BOX 204, Sheffield, S98 1LS to challenge tickets.
  • Remember not to send a payment if your choice is to contest the ticket.
  • Sending the payment may be construed as indicating responsibility for the contravention.

Win Ticket Appeals in Brighton and Cove Council in 120 Seconds or Less

People often wonder whether contesting parking tickets is worth the effort, but the odds are much better for people who wish to contest them than most would be inclined to think. DoNotPay received press in the BBC for helping over 200,000 individuals win their PCN cases and all by their phones with minimal effort. Just remember that appealing the ticket carries the potential win and loss of the fine, so appealing it has the potential to be a win-win situation.

Here's the way to appeal tickets with DoNotPay (again, DoNotPay cannot send out the appeals letter for you):

  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.

That's all people need to do to fight these irritating tickets. Key in a few details and watch the fines disappear with our comprehensive appeals letters!

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