Renfrewshire Council

Appeal a parking fine

How to appeal a parking fine, what happens after you've made an appeal.

If you don't think you should have been given a penalty charge notice for a parking fine, you can appeal.

How to appeal a parking fine

The appeal should be in writing and you can be send it to us by email at or by post at:

Renfrewshire Council Parking Section
2nd Floor
Renfrewshire House
Cotton Street

Include as much information to support your appeal as possible, including:

  • the name and address of person making the appeal
  • the charge number  - this starts with 'RP' on the penalty charge notice
  • your vehicle registration number
  • the date and location of the penalty charge notice
  • the reasons for appeal and the circumstances surrounding it
  • any other relevant evidence

If you have any enquiries about making an appeal, you can call us on 0300 300 0380.

What happens after you've made an appeal

Once you have submitted an appeal for your penalty charge notice, it will be placed on hold whilst we consider your appeal and we are able to respond.

You will normally receive a written response to your appeal within 20 working days, however due to current impact of COVID-19, this may take longer in some cases.

If you're concerned that you haven't received a response, you can ask us to check the status of your appeal by emailing us at

If your appeal is rejected, you will be sent a reply explaining the reasons why and advising what you can do next.

If your appeal is accepted, we will withdraw the penalty charge notice.