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

You can appeal a penalty charge notice for a parking fine online.

You can also make an appeal in writing by email to or by post to:

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.

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 should receive a response within 10 working days, however this may take a little longer during busier periods.

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.