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Hi,

 

A while back I posted the following article:

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/parking-traffic-offences/205020-parking-fine-whilst-badly.html

 

The basic gist of this is that I was issued a PCN whilst parked on a yellow line after 6. I didn't see the sign that said it was enforced 8am - 10pm as it was quite a way off, and on a different line, and the line I parked on was damaged too. Anyway I sent a formal appeal in on the 30th June (via there internet page) and they got back to me yesterday saying that the PCN will stand.

 

Is there a time limit they have to get back to me? I have seen that for coucil clamping appeals they have 56 days to respond, but can't find a time limit for non-clamping situations. It has been 45 days since I sent it in so if the 56 day does also apply to this then obciously no help there.

 

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Matt

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The Council have 56 days from receipt of the formal appeal to issue a Notice of Rejection. If they don't then the appeal stands regardless of its merits.

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I have a similar issue with a PCN appeal, which the council has taken 65 days to respond to.

I realise that this thread is now fairly old, is the 56 day limit still the case?

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Was the appeal to the PCN or the notice to owner sent in post?

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The appeal was sent by e-mail. The notification came in the post

 

Sorry you misunderstood the question, did you appeal the PCN or wait until you had been posted a Notice to owner before you appealled.

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