About parking tickets and parking enforcement
We are aware that a number of residents have received a text messages that says it is from Lewisham Crime Enforcement, telling the person they have outstanding fines and to click on a link and pay immediately.
THIS IS A SCAM.
If you receive a text message, please ignore and report to www.actionfraud.police.uk.
A penalty charge notice may be issued if your vehicle is:
parked on a yellow line during restricted times
not displaying a valid ticket or permit
not having a virtual parking cashless session
displaying an expired ticket/permit
not having a virtual parking permit
exceeding the maximum period of stay
parked on the pavement
not parked wholly in a bay
- parking in a bay when it has been suspended.
How much do I pay?
The amount you have to pay is clearly stated on the penalty charge notice.
If we do not receive payment within the 14 day discount period you will be liable for the full amount. If you do not pay within 28 days then we will send a Notice to Owner to the registered keeper of the vehicle.
Who issues parking penalty notices?
On red routes, parking penalties are issued by Metropolitan Police traffic wardens. On all other roads in the borough, parking tickets are issued by our parking enforcement contractor, NSL Services.