Challenge a parking ticket

How to challenge a parking ticket

Photographs taken by the parking attendant at the time of issue can be viewed online a day later. You can view them on our pay a parking ticket form, you don't have to pay to view them. 

Challenging your ticket

If you wish to challenge a parking ticket you can either email or send a letter by post.

Please include your parking ticket reference beginning ED, if you do not know the ticket number please supply your vehicle registration number.

Email file attachments - attachments over 10MB will be blocked, they cannot be released,  please consider sending smaller file sizes to avoid inconvenience and delays. 

Information on how to reduce photograph file sizes is available from internet searches

Parking Services
The City of Edinburgh Council
Lowton Way
PO Box 208 
Sheffield, S98 1LS 

In person

You can complete a form or hand in a challenge at any of neighbourhood offices, you can check here for your nearest office.

You can also pay your parking ticket at any our neighbourhood offices.

We aim to respond within 28 working days and your ticket will be put 'on hold' and no further charges will be applied until we reply.


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